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Karl Marx

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Karl Marx in 1875
Born
Karl Heinrich Marx

(1818-05-05)5 May 1818
Died14 March 1883(1883-03-14) (aged 64)
Buried
Residence
Nationality
Political partyCommunist Correspondence Committee (until 1847)
Communist League (1847–1852)
International Workingmen's Association (1864–1872)
Spouse(s)
(m. 1843; died 1881)
Children7, including Jenny, Laura and Eleanor
Parents
Relatives

Philosophy career
Education
Era19th-century philosophy
RegionWestern philosophy
School
ThesisDifferenz der demokritischen und epikureischen Naturphilosophie (The Difference Between the Democritean and Epicurean Philosophy of Nature) (1841)
Doctoral advisorBruno Bauer
Main interests
Philosophy, economics, history, politics
Notable ideas
Marxist terminology, surplus value, contributions to dialetics and the labour theory of value, class conflict, alienation and exploitation of the worker, materialist conception of history