B. A. Santamaria

Journalist, Organization founder

1915 – 1998

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Who was B. A. Santamaria?

Bartholomew Augustine Santamaria, usually known as B.A. Santamaria and also as Bob Santamaria, was an Australian political activist and journalist. A highly divisive figure, with strongly held anti-Communist views, Santamaria inspired great devotion from his followers and intense hatred from his enemies. While he regarded his own career as a failure, and never held public office or joined a political party, Santamaria was the guiding influence of the Democratic Labor Party.

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Born
Aug 14, 1915
Melbourne
Religion
  • Catholicism
Profession
Education
  • University of Melbourne
Died
Feb 25, 1998

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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