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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 »

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(age 64) in London, England, UK

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Book: "The Poverty of Philosophy". See more »

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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.

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In vol. 1 of "Das Kapital," Marx argued that the laws of capitalism will bring about its destruction. Capitalist competition will lead to a diminishing number of monopoly capitalists, while at the same time, the misery and oppression of the proletariat would increase. Marx claimed that the proletariat will gradually become "disciplined, united and organised by the very mechanism of the process of... See more »

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