Who is Karl Marx?

  • (noun): Founder of modern communism; wrote the Communist Manifesto with Engels in 1848; wrote Das Kapital in 1867 (1818-1883).
    Synonyms: Marx

Karl Marx

Karl Heinrich Marx (, 5 May 1818 – 14 March 1883) was a German philosopher, economist, sociologist, historian, journalist, and revolutionary socialist. His ideas played a significant role in the establishment of the social sciences and the development of the socialist movement. He is also considered one of the greatest economists in history. He published numerous books during his lifetime, the most notable being The Communist Manifesto (1848) and Capital (1867–1894). He often worked closely with his friend and fellow revolutionary socialist, Friedrich Engels.

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Socialism In India - History
... However, in 1871 a group in Calcutta had contacted Karl Marx with the purpose of organising an Indian section of the First International ... (in English) that mentions the names of Marx Engels printed in the Modern Review in March 1912 ... The short biographical article titled Karl Marx – a modern Rishi was written by the German-based Indian revolutionary Lala Har Dayal ...
Maurice Eden Paul - Works
... New York Boni Liveright, 1928 Capital, by Karl Marx ... New York Viking Press, 1938 Karl Marx his Life and Work by Otto Ruhle ... Karl Marx and modern socialism, Manchester National Labour Press, 'Socialism and Science', Socialist Review, April 1909 ...
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... International Socialist Tendency Karl Marx Karl Marx House Karl Marx in film Karl Marx's Theory of History Legal Marxism Libertarian Marxism Living Marxism Marxian Class Theory Marxian economics Marxism and ... League (US) Marxists Internet Archive Marx Memorial Library Marx’s method Marx's notebooks on technology Marx's theory of alienation Marx's theory of human nature Neo-Marxism Open ...
Lev Kerbel
... Kerbel's creations included statues of Marx, Lenin and Yuri Gagarin, which were sent to socialist countries across the world ... of the socialist block, but his enormous Karl Marx monument in Chemnitz, formerly "Karl Marx Stadt", has been preserved as a cultural monument ... view his few remaining statues with nostalgia, particularly in Chemnitz, where his bust of Karl Marx is referred to as 'the head.' ...

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    A specter is haunting Europe—the specter of communism.
    Karl Marx (1818–1883)

    Mankind always sets itself only such tasks as it can solve; since, looking at the matter more closely, we will always find that the task itself arises only when the material conditions necessary for its solution already exist or are at least in the process of formation.
    —Karl Marx (1818–1883)

    a big picture of K. Marx with an axe,
    “Where I cut off one it will never grow again.”
    O Karl would it were true
    I’d put my saw to work for you
    & the wicked social tree would fall right down.
    Gary Snyder (b. 1930)