Karl Marx


BORN: May 5th, 1818 in Prussia DEATH: March 14th, 1883 in in London

He became a journalist, and his socialist writings would get him expelled from Germany and France.

In 1848 he published The Communist Manifesto.

In October of 1835, Marx began studying at the University of Bonn.

In his two semesters there, he was imprisoned for drunkenness and disturbing the peace, incurred debts and participated in a duel. At the end of the year, Marx’s father insisted he enroll in the more serious University of Berlin.

What Marx has done/inspired for others

In Brussels, Marx was introduced to socialism by Moses Hess, and finally broke off from the philosophy of the Young Hegelians completely.

He inspired socialists in England with his ideas.

In London, he helped find the German Workers’ Educational Society, and a new headquarters for the Communist League.

Pictures of Karl Marx and places involving him.


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By: Ashley Kubler