August Bebel

1840 - 1913

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Ferdinand August Bebel (German pronunciation: [aʊ̯ˈɡʊst ˈfɛʁdinant ˈbeːbl̩]; 22 February 1840 – 13 August 1913) was a German socialist politician, writer, and orator. He is best remembered as one of the founders of the Social Democratic Workers' Party of Germany (SDAP) in 1869, which in 1875 merged with the General German Workers' Association into the Socialist Workers' Party of Germany (SAPD). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of August Bebel has received more than 353,028 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). August Bebel is the 2,123rd most popular politician (up from 2,282nd in 2019), the 593rd most popular biography from Germany (up from 627th in 2019) and the 157th most popular German Politician.

August Bebel was a German socialist who is most famous for his book, Woman and Socialism.

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Among politicians, August Bebel ranks 2,123 out of 19,576Before him are John I of Castile, Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois, Empress Suiko, Chilperic II, Konstantin Päts, and François Darlan. After him are Heinrich Brüning, Zhu De, Alboin, Taksin, Ebrahim Raisi, and Milan I of Serbia.

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Among people born in 1840, August Bebel ranks 15Before him are Odilon Redon, Edward Drinker Cope, Carl Menger, Ernst Abbe, Carlota of Mexico, and John Boyd Dunlop. After him are Father Damien, Per Teodor Cleve, Thomas Hardy, Richard von Krafft-Ebing, Johann II, Prince of Liechtenstein, and Alfred Thayer Mahan. Among people deceased in 1913, August Bebel ranks 12Before him are Alfred von Schlieffen, Lesya Ukrainka, Tokugawa Yoshinobu, Menelik II, Sophia of Nassau, and Tobias Asser. After him are Josephine Cochrane, Harriet Tubman, Philip Sclater, Francisco I. Madero, Ármin Vámbéry, and Katsura Tarō.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, August Bebel ranks 593 out of 7,253Before him are Andreas Brehme (1960), Karl Ziegler (1898), Nina Hagen (1955), August Wilhelm Schlegel (1767), Martin Heinrich Klaproth (1743), and Ludwig Tieck (1773). After him are Heinrich Brüning (1885), Karl Gebhardt (1897), August Horch (1868), Willy Messerschmitt (1898), Fritz Walter (1920), and Bruno Bauer (1809).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, August Bebel ranks 157Before him are Albert the Bear (1100), Albert, King of Sweden (1340), Johannes Rau (1931), Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1817), Walter Scheel (1919), and Roman Herzog (1934). After him are Heinrich Brüning (1885), Julia Drusilla (16), Wolfgang Schäuble (1942), Chlodwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst (1819), Elisabeth Ludovika of Bavaria (1801), and Hermann Müller (1876).