Sante Geronimo Caserio

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Sante Geronimo Caserio (September 8, 1873 - August 16, 1894) was an Italian anarchist who assassinated the president of the French Third Republic, Marie François Sadi Carnot, by stabbing.

Caserio was executed by guillotine in Lyon at 5 am on August 16, 1894. In front of the guillotine, he shouted "Coraggio, compagni — evviva l' anarchia!" ("Courage, comrades — Long live anarchy!")

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  • Maurizio Antonioli. Voce "Sante Caserio", in Autori Vari "Dizionario biografico degli anarchici italiani", ed. Pisa, BFS.
  • Rino Gualtieri. "Per quel sogno di un mondo nuovo", ed. Milan, Euzelia.
  • Errico Malatesta. "Al caffè", 1922

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