Karl Marx: A Short Biography Of Friedrich Engels

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Friedrich Engels was born on November 28, 1820 in Prussia and died on August 5, 1895 in London. He was a German philosopher, social scientist and journalist.
Engels was known to be a rebel. He found himself to be interested in liberal and revolutionary works of authors such as Börne, Gutzkow, and Heine only to later he reject them in favor of the more systematic and all-embracing philosophy of G.W.F. Hegel as expounded by the “Young Hegelians,” a group of leftist intellectuals, including the theologian and historian Bruno Bauer and the anarchist Max Stirner. In Bremen, Engels published articles under the pseudonym of Friedrich Oswald.
Engels famously wrote the Manifesto with Karl Marx in December 1847 as a guide to the principles and practices of Communists and also predicted the downfall of the capitalist system. ‘Wage-Labor and Capital’ which was originally written as a series of newspaper articles in 1847 and was intended to give an overview of Marx’s central theories regarding the economic relationships between workers and capitalists. It was edited and translated by Friedrich Engels, and remains one of the most widely read of Marx’s works.
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First and the only volume (1867) to be published during Marx’s lifetime, was edited by Engles. The second volume (1885) was prepared by Friedrich Engles on the basis of the notes left by Karl Marx and the third volume in 1894.
Another one of his writings is the ‘Socialism: Utopian and Scientific’ (1880), aimed at creating a distinction between scientific socialism and utopian
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