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Engels, Friedrich

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Born: 1820 AD
Died: 1895 AD, at 74 years of age.

Nationality: German
Categories: Economist

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1820 - Born on the 28th of November in Barmen, Prussia.

1838 - Engels dropped out of High school and was sent to work as a nonsalaried office clerk at a commercial house in Bremen.

1841 - Engels joined the Prussian Army as a member of the Household Artillery.

1842 - The twenty-two year old Engels was sent to Manchester, England to work for the textile firm of Ermen and Engels in which his father was a shareholder.

1844 - His first book The Condition of the Working Class in England.

         - Engels decided to return to Germany.

1845 - Engels and Marx lived in Brussels, spending much of their time organizing the city's German workers.

1848 - Engels and Marx were commissioned by the German Communist League to publish a political pamphlet on communism.

1864 - He started off as an office clerk, the same position he held in his teens, but eventually worked his way up to become a joint proprietor.

1870 - Engels moved to London.

1895 - Died of throat cancer in London on the 5th of August.








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