Economist

Karl Marx

1818 - 1883

Karl Marx

Karl Marx (German: [ˈkaɐ̯l ˈmaɐ̯ks]; 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, his Wikipedia page in English has received more than 19,400,444 page views. His biography is available in 165 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1st most popular Economist and the 5th most popular biography from Germany.

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Among Economists, Karl Marx ranks 1 out of 218After him are Adam Smith (GBR), John Maynard Keynes (GBR), David Ricardo (GBR), John Stuart Mill (GBR), Thomas Robert Malthus (GBR), Milton Friedman (USA), Vilfredo Pareto (FRA), Joseph Schumpeter (CZE), Friedrich Hayek (AUT), Henri Fayol (TUR), and François Quesnay (FRA).

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Among people born in 1818, Karl Marx ranks 1 out of 56After him are Alexander II of Russia (RUS), James Prescott Joule (GBR), Ivan Turgenev (RUS), Emily Brontë (GBR), Charles Gounod (FRA), Christian IX of Denmark (DEU), Ignaz Semmelweis (HUN), Jacob Burckhardt (CHE), Lewis H. Morgan (USA), Marius Petipa (FRA), and Rudolf von Jhering (DEU). Among people deceased in 1883, Karl Marx ranks 1 out of 42After him are Richard Wagner (ITA), Édouard Manet (FRA), Ivan Turgenev (FRA), Gustave Doré (FRA), Abdelkader El Djezairi (SYR), Henri, Count of Chambord (AUT), Princess Marianne of the Netherlands, Frederick Francis II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (DEU), Charles II, Duke of Parma (FRA), Midhat Pasha (SAU), and Thomas Mayne Reid (GBR).

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