Pin about the Karlx Marx University in Leipzig, DDR.
Karl Marx (1818-1883) was a philosopher, economist, sociologist, journalist and a revolutionary socialist. He is one of the foundators of socialism and communism. His most important and known work is The Communist Manifest and Das Kapital. The manifest was put together in collaboration with his friend and supporter Friedrich Engels. Even after Karl Marx’s death, Engels continued to publish works of Karl Marx.
Karl Marx’s ideas would become known as Marxism. In brief, Marxism stands for more equality between rich and poor people. He stated that the working class should rebel to make human rights equal.