Karl Liebknecht

1871 - 1919

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Karl Paul August Friedrich Liebknecht (German: [ˈliːpknɛçt] (listen); August 13, 1871 – January 15, 1919) was a prominent German socialist and anti-militarist. A member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) beginning in 1900, he was one of its deputies in the Reichstag from 1912 to 1916, where he represented the left-revolutionary wing of the party. In 1916 he was expelled from the SPD's parliamentary group for his opposition to the political truce between all parties in the Reichstag while the war lasted. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl Liebknecht has received more than 757,022 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 64 in 2019). Karl Liebknecht is the 749th most popular politician (down from 645th in 2019), the 205th most popular biography from Germany (down from 185th in 2019) and the 56th most popular Politician.

Karl Liebknecht was a German socialist who led the Spartacist uprising in Berlin in 1919.

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Among politicians, Karl Liebknecht ranks 749 out of 15,577Before him are Josiah, Alexander Van der Bellen, Konstantin von Neurath, Louis, Grand Dauphin, Claudius Gothicus, and Letizia Ramolino. After him are Reza Shah, Sun Quan, Geronimo, Boris III of Bulgaria, Robert II of France, and Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk.

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Among people born in 1871, Karl Liebknecht ranks 6Before him are Marcel Proust, Rosa Luxemburg, Ernest Rutherford, Friedrich Ebert, and Alexander Scriabin. After him are Paul Valéry, Pietro Badoglio, Guangxu Emperor, Baroness Mary Vetsera, Victor Grignard, and Albert Lebrun. Among people deceased in 1919, Karl Liebknecht ranks 7Before him are Rosa Luxemburg, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Theodore Roosevelt, Ernst Haeckel, Karl Adolph Gjellerup, and Emil Fischer. After him are Alfred Werner, Emiliano Zapata, Gojong of Korea, John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, Andrew Carnegie, and Ruggero Leoncavallo.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Karl Liebknecht ranks 205 out of 6,142Before him are Ferdinand von Zeppelin (1838), Frederick William II of Prussia (1744), Johann Joachim Winckelmann (1717), Alexander Van der Bellen (1944), Otto von Guericke (1602), and Konstantin von Neurath (1873). After him are Eckhart Tolle (1948), Wilhelm Canaris (1887), Conrad III of Germany (1093), Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1282), Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor (990), and Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor (980).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Karl Liebknecht ranks 56Before him are Ilse Koch (1906), Rudolf I of Germany (1218), Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria (1756), Frederick William II of Prussia (1744), Alexander Van der Bellen (1944), and Konstantin von Neurath (1873). After him are Conrad III of Germany (1093), Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1282), Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor (990), Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor (980), Anton Drexler (1884), and Wenceslaus IV of Bohemia (1361).