Karl Marx

1818 - 1883

Karl Marx

Karl Heinrich Marx (5 May 1818 – 14 March 1883) was a German philosopher, economist, historian, sociologist, political theorist, journalist and socialist revolutionary. Born in Trier, Germany, Marx studied law and philosophy at university. He married Jenny von Westphalen in 1843. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl Marx has received more than 15,584,187 page views. His biography is available in 182 different languages on Wikipedia making him the most popular economist.

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Among economists, Karl Marx ranks 1 out of 288After him are Adam Smith, John Maynard Keynes, David Ricardo, John Stuart Mill, Thomas Robert Malthus, Friedrich Hayek, Milton Friedman, Vilfredo Pareto, Joseph Schumpeter, Alfred Marshall, and Hjalmar Schacht.

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Among people born in 1818, Karl Marx ranks 1After him are James Prescott Joule, Ivan Turgenev, Alexander II of Russia, Emily Brontë, Charles Gounod, Ignaz Semmelweis, Christian IX of Denmark, Jacob Burckhardt, Marius Petipa, Lewis H. Morgan, and Adolf Anderssen. Among people deceased in 1883, Karl Marx ranks 1After him are Richard Wagner, Édouard Manet, Ivan Turgenev, Gustave Doré, Emir Abdelkader, Henri, Count of Chambord, Sojourner Truth, Midhat Pasha, Charles II, Duke of Parma, Frederick Francis II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and Joseph Plateau.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Karl Marx ranks 5 out of 3,763Before him are Ludwig van Beethoven (1770), Albert Einstein (1879), Johann Sebastian Bach (1685), and Martin Luther (1483). After him are Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749), Johannes Gutenberg (1394), Friedrich Nietzsche (1844), Otto von Bismarck (1815), Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777), Johannes Kepler (1571), and Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770).

Among ECONOMISTS In Germany

Among economists born in Germany, Karl Marx ranks 1After him are Wassily Leontief (1906), Friedrich List (1789), Werner Sombart (1863), Johann Heinrich von Thünen (1783), Gottfried Feder (1883), Eugen Dühring (1833), Adolph Wagner (1835), Franz Oppenheimer (1864), Ernest Mandel (1923), Lorenz von Stein (1815), and Klaus Schwab (1938).

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