The Communist Manifesto Characters

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Karl Heinrich Marx

The Manifesto of the Communist Party considered in this summary notes several individuals by name but provides little to no biographical data about any of them. The descriptions included below are therefore necessarily brief.

Marx (1818 - 1883) was a Prussian philosopher and the co-developer of Communist theory with Frederick Engels. Marx was one of the authors of the Manifesto of the Communist Party; in latter editions, Engels credited Marx as the dominant contributor to that document. Marx offers no biographical data in the document though preface to the 1883 German edition notes his death on March 13, 1883, and his burial at Highgate Cemetery. Many modern publications of the document feature biographies of Marx.

Frederick Engels

Engels (1820 - 1895) was a German philosopher and the co-developer of Communist theory with Karl Marx. Engels was one of the authors of the Manifesto of the Communist Party though in latter editions of that...

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