Karl Marx

"The philosophers have only interpreted the world in various ways; the point is to change it." --"Theses on Feuerbach"

Born: 1818, Treves, Prussia (now Germany)

Died: 1883, London, England

Best known for his theoretical exposition of communism.

Principal works: Paris Manuscripts, The Communist Manifesto, Capital

Principal influences: G. W. F. Hegel, Ludwig Feuerbach

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