(1277) Dolores

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1933 HA. Discovered 1933 Apr. 18 by G. N. Neujmin at Simeis.

Named in honor of Dolores Gómez Ibarruri (“La Pasionária”) (1895–1989), a leading figure of the Spanish communists. In 1920, she was co-founder of the communist party in Spain. She served as general secretary (1942–1960) and chairwoman (1960–1967) of the exile party. She returned to her home country in 1977 and was selected as member of the parliament. (H 117)

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