CORNELISSEN, Christiaan (Christianus Gerardus)

   Socialist and syndicalist theorist. Cornelissen was an active propagandist for the Socialist Democratic Union (Sociaal De mocratische Bond, SDB) of Ferdinand Domela Nieuwenhuis and wrote under the pseudonym “Clemens” in the newspaper Recht voor Allen (Justice for All). He supported the antiparliamentarian faction and preferred trade unionist associations, about which he wrote ex tensively in French (e.g., Le communisme revolutionnaire, 1896). Af ter a conflict with Domela, he left the Netherlands for France in 1898. Cornelissen attended the International Socialist Congresses and was a contributor to several syndicalist periodicals, including Voix du Peuple and Les Temps Nouveaux. His major works include the Traite generale de la science economique.

Historical Dictionary of the Netherlands. . 2012.

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  • Christiaan Cornelissen — (eigentlich Christianus Gerardus Cornelissen; * 30. August 1864 in Den Bosch; † 21. Januar 1942 in Domme), war ein niederländischer Aktivist, Autor, Vertreter des libertären Kommunismus und …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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