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Mercedes Comaposada

Mercedes Comaposada Guillén (also Mercedes Guillén; Barcelona, 14 August 1901 - Paris, 11 February 1994) was a Spanish pedagogue, lawyer, and anarcho-feminist. With Lucía Sánchez Saornil and Amparo Poch y Gascón, she was the cofounder of the libertarian women's organization, Mujeres Libres.[1] She participated in the Spanish Revolution of 1936.[2]

Selected worksEdit

Apart from the numerous articles she wrote for the press, Comaposada published several works, some of them under the name of Mercedes Guillén, a name that had some notability in libertarian circles.

  • Esquemas (1937)
  • Las mujeres en nuestra revolución (1937)
  • La ciencia en la mochila (1938)
  • Conversaciones cono los artistas españoles de la Escuela de París (1960, with Mercedes Guillén)
  • Picasso (1973, with Mercedes Guillén)


  1. ^ Kaplan 2012, p. 207.
  2. ^ «Mujeres en la Republica - Mercedes Comaposada Guillem». (in Catalán).


  • Kaplan, Gisela (11 October 2012). Contemporary Western European Feminism. Routledge. ISBN 978-0-415-63681-0.