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Salvador Puig Antich

1948 - 1974

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Salvador Puig Antich (Catalan pronunciation: [səlβəˈðo ˌpudʒ‿ənˈtik]; 30 May 1948 – 2 March 1974) was a Spanish militant anarchist from Catalonia. His execution for involvement in a bank robbery and shooting a police officer dead became a cause célèbre in Francoist Spain for Catalan autonomists, pro-independence supporters, and anarchists. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Salvador Puig Antich has received more than 350,753 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Salvador Puig Antich is the 177th most popular social activist (up from 178th in 2019), the 495th most popular biography from Spain (up from 503rd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Spanish Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Salvador Puig Antich ranks 177 out of 538Before him are Kang Pan-sok, Mordechai Vanunu, Rudi Dutschke, Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen, Otoya Yamaguchi, and Guru Ram Das. After him are Emily Davison, Andrés Bonifacio, W. E. B. Du Bois, Yelena Bonner, Chico Mendes, and Lepa Radić.

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Among people born in 1948, Salvador Puig Antich ranks 99Before him are Tim Staffell, Charles Simonyi, Mischa Maisky, Stevie Nicks, Edwige Fenech, and Jesper Christensen. After him are Jonathan Hyde, Wang Qishan, Pedro López, John Noble, Don Airey, and Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu. Among people deceased in 1974, Salvador Puig Antich ranks 48Before him are James J. Braddock, René Spitz, Creighton Abrams, Princess Irene, Duchess of Aosta, Gino Cervi, and Vannevar Bush. After him are André Jolivet, Farid al-Atrash, Robert Ludvigovich Bartini, Jan Tschichold, Lajos Zilahy, and Leo Geyr von Schweppenburg.

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Among people born in Spain, Salvador Puig Antich ranks 495 out of 2,932Before him are Anthony Mary Claret (1807), Ruy González de Clavijo (1400), Leander of Seville (534), Fernando Hierro (1968), Hasdai ibn Shaprut (910), and García Sánchez III of Pamplona (1012). After him are Josep Puig i Cadafalch (1867), Gerard Piqué (1987), Ildefonsus (607), Marià Fortuny (1838), Beatrice of Castile (1293), and Ulpia Marciana (48).


Among social activists born in Spain, Salvador Puig Antich ranks 2Before him are Buenaventura Durruti (1896). After him are Pablo Hasél (1988) and Enric Duran (1976).