Born: 1836 AD
Died: 1887 AD, at 51 years of age.
1836 - Born in Cassel, Germany. One of the Haymarket martyrs.
1873 - Engel emigrated to America from Germany.
1878 - He became radicalized after moving to Chicago, first joining the Socialist Labor Party and then the anarchist International Working People's Association (IWPA).
- Engel's only involvement with the Haymarket "Conspiracy" was his attendance at the Grief Hall meeting.
1886 - He was indicted for throwing bomb at Haymarket gathering in Chicago, killing one police officer and leading to police-protestor melee.
- Convicted in political trial, along with seven other anarchists, despite absence of direct evidence.
1887 - Died by execution on November 11th.
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