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Karl Marx 1818-1883 Karl Marx is a German philosopher and most important figure in socialist history Marx is known as a Communist but should be known for his great philosophy He also is said to be the founder of economic history and sociology The name Karl Marx instantly brings to mind different ideas We all associate him with communism so hes something of a misunderstood figure in the US Many people instantly disagree with any Marxist idea often without even knowing why The truth is Marx was a brilliant economist and even if you disagree with his political or economic ideas its still a good thing to understand them Marx had a great impact on the events of the twentieth century and will continue to have a lasting impact on world thought Karl Marx was born May 5 1818 of Jewish parents Marx later began to study history and philosophy He was fascinated by the ways history and philosophy all came together Marx was strongly influenced by the works of George Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel In 1841 he received a doctors degree from the University of Jena This all caused Marx to slowly and gradually change He began to consider journalism He liked that he could express his voice to many people In 1842 he became an editor He married Jenny Von Westphalen in 1843 She was a daughter of a high official Marxs newspaper was suppressed Marx was saddened by this and wanted to find other ways to express his opinion He then moved to Paris There he met with French socialist writers There he met Friedrich Engels They became lifelong friends Both of these events caused Marx to become a socialist Marx began to write his own book He wrote his book The Communist Manifesto This was his most famous book It was considered the guide on how to become a communist The writing of his book caused his newspaper to start
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