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Born: 1846 AD
Died: 1906 AD, at 60 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Propagandists

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1846 - Born in Augsburg, Bavaria on the 5th of  February.

1874–1878 - He served as a Marxist social democratic deputy in the German Reichstag.

1879 - He went to France but was forced to leave and then settled in London.

1879 - Founder and editor of newspaper "Freiheit".

1882 - Immigrated to US.

1883 - Main founder of International Working People's Association.

         - Drafted Pittsburgh Manifesto.

1886-1902 - He was imprisoned and the last time for two months for publishing after the assassination of President McKinley an editorial in which he argued that it was no crime to kill a ruler.

1906 - While in Cincinnati, Ohio, to give a speech, he fell ill, and was diagnosed with a chronic case of erysipelas, a bacterial skin infection.

         - Died on the 17th of April.
















 

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