Biographical Dictionary of European Labor Leaders - Vol. 2

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YUGOV, Anton ( 1904-1991). Born in Karasouli, now Polikastron, Greece, 5 August, 1904; grew up in dire poverty and therefore had only a minimum of schooling; in 1919 he moved to Plovdiv in Bulgaria and began working in a tobacco factory; was soon active in the labor movement, taking part in the strikes of 1919 and 1922; in September 1923 he joined the ill-prepared and ill-fated rising staged by the Bulgarian Communists; at the same time was active on the left wing of the Macedonian movement; in 1928 he joined the Bulgarian Communist Party ( BSP), then operating as the Bulgarian Workers' Party, and became chairman of its nationalities committee in 1930; after a short period in the USSR he returned to Bulgaria where he resumed his trade union activities, organising a strike among his old comrades in the Plovdiv tobacco workshops in 1940; was arrested shortly afterwards and interned in the Gonda Voda prison camp, from where he escaped to join the nascent resistance forces operating in the mountains; after the war he took a number of ministerial posts but was later blamed for the purge of Traicho Kostov (q.v.) in 1949 and fell into disfavor; in the early 1960s he was removed from office but was given some recognition on his eightieth birthday; died in Sofia July 1991.

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YVETOT, Georges Louis François ( 1868-1942). Born in Paris, France, on 20 July, 1868; father a gendarme; orphaned young; learned printing trade in a charitable institution ( 1880-87); unfit for military service because of tuberculosis, he worked as a printer on La Patrie and Le Petit Soir; influenced by F. Pelloutier (q.v.), he worked as a compositor for L'Ouvrier des Deux Mondes; contributer to Le Libertaire from 1901; same year, elected general secretary of the Federation of Trades Union Centres; subsequently reelected until 1918; as such, also assistant general secretary the General Confederation of Labor (CGT) from 1902; editor-in-chief of La Voix du Peuple 1909-12; member of the French

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Editorial Board ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Introduction ix
  • M 594
  • N 687
  • O 706
  • P 720
  • Q 783
  • R 786
  • S 830
  • T 943
  • U 986
  • V 992
  • W 1019
  • Y 1048
  • Z 1050
  • Appendix: Labor Leaders by State Or National/Ethnic Group 1067
  • Selective Bibliography 1085
  • Index 1089
  • About the Editor And Contributors 1125
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