Definition of Marx, Karl in English:

Marx, Karl

Syllabification: Marx, Karl
Pronunciation: /märks
 
/
( 1818–83), German political philosopher and economist, resident of England from 1849; full name Karl Heinrich Marx. The founder of modern communism with Friedrich Engels, he collaborated with him in the writing of the Communist Manifesto (1848) and enlarged it into a series of books, most notably the three-volume Das Kapital.

Derivatives

Marxian

adjective & noun
More example sentences
  • Drawing heavily on the support of the hierarchy of the Catholic Church, they united the opponents of Marxian socialism in a new organization.
  • The mainspring of the new Left wing can only be a revolutionary Marxian party.
  • For a few minutes, the peace conference was transformed into a Marxian propagandist class for beginners.

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