Mella, Julio Antonio

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Mella, Julio Antonio Gender: M
Nicanor McPartland
born on 25 March 1903 at 10:00 (= 10:00 AM )
Place Havana, Cuba, 23n08, 82w22
Timezone LST m82w24 (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 03°49' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 23°53 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 13°30'

Julio Antonio Mella


Cuban political activist, a founder of the "internationalized" Cuban Communist Party. Mella studied law in the University of Havana until he was expelled in 1925 and is considered a hero by the present Cuban government. Mella was assassinated on January 10, 1929, while walking home late at night with photographer Tina Modotti.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Sy Scholfield cites the birth certificate quoted in "Julio Antonio Mella (1903-1929): Eine Biografie" by Christine Hatzky (Vervuert Verlag, 2004), p. 37: "Am 25. Márz 1903 um zehn Uhr morgens brachte Cecilia Magdalena McPartland in La Habana im privaten Sanatorium Cuba, gelegen an der Ecke der Strassen Infanta und Universidad, ihren ersten Sohn zur Welt." [Translation: On 25 March 1903 at ten o'clock in the morning Cecilia Magdalena McPartland in Havana at the private sanatorium Cuba, located at the corner of the streets Infanta and Universidad, gave birth to their first son].


  • Personal : Death : Short Life less than 29 Yrs
  • Personal : Death : Unusual (Assassination)
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ political (Cuban Communist Party)