Alejandra Soler, Spanish politician, Died at 103

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Alejandra Soler Gilabert was born on July 8, 1913 and died on March 1, 2017.

She was a Spanish politician and schoolteacher.

Soler also worked for the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

Soler studied at the Institución de la Enseñanza para la Mujer, the Instituto Lluís Vives and humanities and schoolteaching at the university, where she was also in the athletic federation FUE.

Soler took part in the revolts against Miguel Primo de Rivera’s dictature and in 1934, she became a member of the communist party.

Following the Spanish Civil War, Soler was in a French refugee camp, where she could later runaway with her husband Arnoldo Azzatti (whose father was the journalist Félix Azzati) to the Soviet Union where she worked as a schoolteacher for the Spanish refugee children, and in World War II, she saved 14 children in the Battle of Stalingrad.

Gilabert took part in the 15-M Movement in 2011.

Alejandra Soler passed away at 103 years old.

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