Cachin, Marcel

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Cachin, Marcel Gender: M
born on 20 September 1869 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )
Place Plourivo, France, 48n45, 3w04
Timezone LMT m3w04 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 27°13' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 19°45 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 07°31'

Marcel Cachin
photo: Sénat français, license cc-by-sa-3.0


French politician.

In 1891, Cachin joined Jules Guesde French Workers' Party (POF). In 1905, he joined the new French Section of the Workers' International (SFIO) and won election to the Chamber of Deputies representing the Seine in 1914. He rallied the Union sacrée during the First World War and was sent to Russia in a mission in 1917.

However, in 1920 at the Tours Congress, he became one of the founders of the French Communist Party (SFIC) and joined the Third International. In 1923, he was jailed for denouncing the French occupation of the Ruhr and Morocco. As a strong supporter of the pro-Soviet Communist Party, he refused to disavow the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact and was removed from elected office in 1940. After the Liberation of France, he returned to the National Assembly until his death in 1958.

He was the editor of the newspaper L'Humanité from 1918 to 1958.

At the age of 88, he was the first foreigner to receive the Order of Lenin.

He died 12 February 1958.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Gauquelin vol 5


  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ political
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist