Karl Marx
#6 Overall Influence

Karl Marx

German philosopher, economist, sociologist, journalist and revolutionary socialist

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Karl Heinrich Marx 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. Due to his political publications, Marx became stateless and lived in exile with his wife and children in London for decades, where he continued to develop his thought in collaboration with German thinker Friedrich Engels and publish his writings, researching in the reading room of the British Museum. His best-known titles are the 1848 pamphlet The Communist Manifesto and the three-volume Das Kapital . Marx’s political and philosophical thought had enormous influence on subsequent intellectual, economic and political history. His name has been used as an adjective, a noun and a school of social theory.

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University of Bonn
University of Bonn

Public research university located in Bonn, Germany

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Humboldt University of Berlin
Humboldt University of Berlin

Public research university located in Berlin, Germany

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University of Jena
University of Jena

University located in Jena, Thuringia, Germany

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#2 World Rank
History
#2 World Rank
Sociology
#2 World Rank
Economics
#5 World Rank
Philosophy
#71 World Rank
Literature