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Friedrich Engels

Russian: Фридрих Энгельс
Birthplace: Barmen, Wuppertal, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Death: August 05, 1895 (74)
London, London, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Friedrich Engels and Elisabeth 'Elise' Franziska Mauritia (Elise) Engels
Husband of Mary Engels and Lydia 'Lizzy' Engels
Brother of Hermann Engels; Maria Blank; Anna Engels; Emil Engels; Hedwig Boelling and 3 others

Occupation: Philosoph, Politiker, Fabrikant, Gesellschaftstheoretiker, Philooph, Gesellschaftstheoretiker.
Managed by: Lauri Kreen
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About Friedrich Engels

Friedrich Engels (sometimes anglicised Frederick Engels; 28 November 1820 – 5 August 1895) was a German philosopher, social scientist, journalist and businessman. His father was an owner of a large textile factory in Salford, England.

Engels founded Marxist theory together with Karl Marx and in 1845 published The Condition of the Working Class in England, based on personal observations and research in Manchester. In 1848, Engels co-authored The Communist Manifesto with Marx and also authored and co-authored (primarily with Marx) many other works. Later, Engels supported Marx financially to do research and write Das Kapital. After Marx's death, Engels edited the second and third volumes. Additionally, Engels organised Marx's notes on the Theories of Surplus Value, which he later published as the "fourth volume" of Capital.

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Friedrich Engels's Timeline

November 28, 1820
Barmen, Wuppertal, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
August 5, 1895
Age 74
London, London, England, United Kingdom