was a Spanish insurrectionary, anarcho-syndicalist militant involved with the CNT
, FAI and other anarchist organizations
during the Spanish Civil War. Durruti played an influential role during the Spanish Revolution
and is remembered as a hero in the anarchist movement. Durruti was an influential member of the Federación Anarquista Ibérica (FAI) and of the anarcho-syndicalist trade union Confederación Nacional del Trabajo (CNT
). Working closely with his comrades in the FAI and CNT Durruti helped to coordinate armed resistance
against the nationalists. On July 24, 1936, Durruti led over 3,000 armed anarchists who later became known as the Durruti Column.