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Karl Marx (I) (1818–1883)

Karl Heinrich Marx was born on May 5, 1818, into a wealthy family in Tier, Germany. His father, Hershel Mordechai, was the son of a rabbi. Karl converted to Lutheran Christianity because Jews were not allowed to practice law. He graduated from the Trier Gymnasium, then studied law at the University of Bonn, where he was briefly a president of the ... See full bio »


(age 64) in London, England, UK

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Book: "Das Kapital". See more »

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4 Biographical Movies | 8 Print Biographies | 14 Portrayals | 1 Article | See more »

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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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The Established Church will more readily pardon an attack on thirty-eight of its thirty-nine articles than on one thirty-ninth of its income.


He was an early Feminist and supported extending more rights to women. See more »


His long, thick and white beard.

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