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Jenny Caroline Longuet (Marx)

Birthdate: (38)
Birthplace: Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Death: January 11, 1883 (38)
Argenteuil, Ile-de-France, France (Probably from cancer of the bladder)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Karl Marx and Johanna Bertha Julie Jenny Marx
Wife of Charles Félix César Longuet
Mother of Charles Felicien Longuet; Jean Laurent Frederick Longuet; Henri Longuet; Dr. Edgar Wolf Longuet; Marcel Longuet and 1 other
Sister of Jenny Laura Lafargue; Henry Edgar "Mouche" Marx; Henry Edward Guy Guido Marx; Jenny Eveline Franziska Frances Marx; (Jenny Julia) Eleanor Aveling (Marx) and 2 others
Half sister of Henry Frederick "Fredd" Demuth

Managed by: Carlos F. Bunge
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About Jenny Caroline Longuet

Foto: Jenny Marx in 1870 (26 years old)

First daughter of Karl and Jenny. Journalist. Married Charles Longuet in 1872. Died shortly before her father. Married to Charles Longuet. Mother of six children. In 1870 she took action in the Irish struggles by publishing (under the name "J. Williams") revelations of the treatment of the Irish political prisoners by the English bourgeoisie. An investigation by the Gladstone government followed.


Jenny Marx Longuet (Jennychen) (1844, Paris - 1883) was the daughter of Jenny von Westphalen and Karl Marx.

Known as 'Jennychen' in the Marx circle, Jenny Longuet, Marx's eldest daughter, was a socialist activist. She wrote for the socialist press in France in the 1860s, most importantly in exposing British treatment of Fenian revolutionaries in Ireland.

She married Paris Commune veteran Charles Longuet on 2 October 1872. She was the mother of five boys and a daughter.[1]

Jenny Longuet died on 11 January 1883 probably from cancer of the bladder which had afflicted her for some time.[2]

1913--1996- The Eger Family Association- pg.39

1913--1990- The Eger Family Association-אילן יח-

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Jenny Caroline Longuet's Timeline

May 1, 1844
Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Age 28
May 10, 1876
Age 32
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
July 4, 1878
Age 34
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Age 34
April 26, 1881
Age 36
September 18, 1882
Age 38
January 11, 1883
Age 38
Argenteuil, Ile-de-France, France