George Sossenko

 

 

Age: 94

 

Summary: Russian-born lifelong peace activist, anarchist, lecturer and Spanish Civil War veteran whose family had immigrated to Paris, France in the aftermath of the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution before he left his parent's home at age 16 in order to join an ad hoc coalition of international forces fighting against longest-ruling Spanish dictator Gen. Francisco Franco's fascist forces in the Spanish Civil War as part of a group of anarchists that were sent across the Spanish border in a caravan to fight, but who also later fought  in World War II with the Free French and became one of the last living survivors of the Spanish Civil War.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: December 20, 1918

 

Died: March 14, 2013

 

Location: Atlanta, Georgia