Karl Marx

Karl Marx

Philosopher, economist, sociologist, journalist, and revolutionary socialist.

Early Background

Born in Trier, Germany in 1818

Died in London in 1883


Father - Heinrich Marx lawyer

Mother - Henriette Presburg

Humboldt-University

University of Jena

University of Bonn


Middle Class

Contributions

Have and Have Nots


Historical change was caused by a series of class struggles.


Capitalism describes an economic system in which the means of production (such as factories) are privately owned.


Marxism: The political and economic philosophy of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels in which the concept of class struggle plays a central role in understanding society's allegedly inevitable development from bourgeois oppression under capitalism to a socialist and ultimately classless society.