New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.


Laura Marx

1845 - 1911

Photo of Laura Marx

Icon of person Laura Marx

Jenny Laura Marx (26 September 1845 – 25 November 1911) was a socialist activist. The second daughter of Karl Marx and Jenny von Westphalen, she married revolutionary writer Paul Lafargue in 1868. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Laura Marx has received more than 592,128 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Laura Marx is the 1,243rd most popular writer (down from 1,131st in 2019), the 166th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 143rd in 2019) and the 9th most popular Belgian Writer.

Laura Marx is most famous for her work in the field of neurology. She was the first woman to receive a medical degree in Germany, and she was the first woman to be appointed as a professor of neurology at a German university.

Memorability Metrics

  • 590k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.15

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.67

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.47

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Page views of Laura Marxes by language


Among writers, Laura Marx ranks 1,243 out of 5,755Before her are Poul Anderson, Jerzy Kosiński, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Giovanni Verga, Valerie Solanas, and Anthony Bourdain. After her are Per Olov Enquist, Johann Peter Eckermann, Thomas of Celano, Aksel Sandemose, Marie of Cleves, Duchess of Orléans, and Georgi Markov.

Most Popular Writers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1845, Laura Marx ranks 25Before her are Ion Ivanovici, Ahmet Tevfik Pasha, Gustaf de Laval, Princess Sophie of Saxony, José Maria de Eça de Queirós, and Infanta Antónia of Portugal. After her are Leopold Auer, Jan Baudouin de Courtenay, Mary Ann Nichols, Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover, Isidor Straus, and Fernand Cormon. Among people deceased in 1911, Laura Marx ranks 18Before her are Valentin Serov, Maria Pia of Savoy, Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg, Edward Whymper, Ahmed ‘Urabi, and Theodor Escherich. After her are Princess Maria Clotilde of Savoy, Joseph Bell, Jules Joseph Lefebvre, Johan Svendsen, Jack Daniel, and Jules Brunet.

Others Born in 1845

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1911

Go to all Rankings

In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Laura Marx ranks 166 out of 1,019Before her are Princess Louise of Belgium (1858), André Franquin (1924), Pierre De Geyter (1848), Silvio Gesell (1862), Zénobe Gramme (1826), and Bernard van Orley (1487). After her are Heinrich Isaac (1450), Victor Serge (1890), Cipriano de Rore (1515), Michel Preud'homme (1959), Paul Van Himst (1943), and Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759).

Among WRITERS In Belgium

Among writers born in Belgium, Laura Marx ranks 9Before her are Marguerite Yourcenar (1903), Julio Cortázar (1914), Émile Verhaeren (1855), Marguerite Porete (1250), Pierre Louÿs (1870), and Henri Michaux (1899). After her are Victor Serge (1890), Georges Rodenbach (1855), Hugo Claus (1929), Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq (1522), Jean Bolland (1596), and John of Ruusbroec (1293).