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Henry Poulaille (5 December 1896, Paris – 30 March 1980, Cachan) was a French writer.

He was the son of Henri, an anarchist carpenter from Nantes, and Hortense Roulot, a chair-maker from Ménilmontant. However he was orphaned at the age of 14. He was self taughtand developed a passion for books, and started to frequent libertarian circles.[1]

In May 1922 he attended the International Congress of Progressive Artists and signed the "Founding Proclamation of the Union of Progressive International Artists".[2]


  1. ^ "Henry Poulaille". Ephemeride anarchiste. Retrieved 4 December 2018.
  2. ^ van Doesburg, Theo. "De Stijl, "A Short Review of the Proceedings of the Congress of International Progressive Artists], Followed by the Statements Made by the Artists' Groups" (1922)". Ross Lawrence Wolfe. Retrieved 30 November 2018.