Who Is Karl Marx?
When writing The Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx thought he was providing a road to utopia, but everywhere his ideas were tried, they resulted in catastrophe and mass murder. In this video, Paul Kengor...
George Grosz
George Grosz (July 26, 1893 -- July 6, 1959) was a prominent member of the Berlin Dada and New Objectivity group, known especially for his savagely caricatur...
Members of the Red Army Faction
The Red Army Faction (RAF) existed in West Germany from 1970 to 1998, committing numerous crimes, especially in the autumn of 1977, which led to a national crisis that became known as "German Autumn"....
Arthur Dietzsch
Arthur Dietzsch (* October 2, 1901 in Pausa; † August 26, 1974 in Burgdorf (Hannover region), Germany was a German KZ trustee (Funktionshäftling) and Kapo as well as an inmate nurse (KZ-Häftlings...
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Heinz Neumann
Heinz Neumann (6 July 1902 – 26 November 1937) was a German politician from the Communist Party (KPD) and a journalist. He was a member of the Comintern, editor in chief of the party newspaper Die Rot...
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Karl Gass
Karl Gass (2 February 1917, Mannheim, Grand Duchy of Baden – 29 January 2009) was a German documentary filmmaker. With over 120 films, he was among the most productive documentary directors of t...
Winfried Nachtwei
Winfried Nachtwei (born 15 April 1946 in Wulfen) is a German politician and former member of Alliance '90/The Greens in the Bundestag. His electoral district was Münster. He did not run for office aga...
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Hilarius Gilges
Hilarius Gilges, (April 28, 1909, Düsseldorf - June 20, 1933), known as "Lari" Gilges, was an Afro-German tap dancer, actor and communist. He was murdered at the age of 24 by the Nazis.
Hilarius G...
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Alfred Haag
Alfred Haag (15 December 1904, Schwäbisch Gmünd, Württemberg – 8 August 1982) was a member of the Youth movement of the Communist Party of Germany (KPD) in the small Württemberg town of Schwäbis...
Gerhard Danelius
Gerhard Danelius (April 2, 1913 Berlin-Wilmersdorf – May 18, 1978 Berlin-Buch) was a German communist politician. During the Second World War, he was active in antifascist struggles.He was the chair...
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Willi Kreikemeyer
Willi Kreikemeyer (born 1894 – died c. 1950) was a German labourer and a Communist. From 1941 he and his wife Marthe Kreikemeyer were close assistants of Noel Field who supported German anti-Nazi refu...
John Sieg
John Sieg (February 3, 1903 – October 15, 1942) was a railroad worker and journalist who publicized Nazi atrocities through the underground Communist press and fought against National Socialism in the...
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Hans Coppi
Hans Coppi (25 January 1916, Berlin – 22 December 1942) was a German Red Orchestra resistance fighter against the Third Reich.
Coppi, whose parents Robert and Frieda were members of the Comm...
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Stephen Born
Stephen Born's real name was Simon Buttermilch. Born in 1824, he was a German typesetter. He was a member of the Communist League, but his philosophy was more inclined toward reformism during the 184...
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Reiner Kunze
Reiner Kunze (born 16 August 1933, in Oelsnitz, Erzgebirge, Saxony) is a German writer and GDR dissident. He studied media and journalism at the University of Leipzig. In 1968, he left the GDR state p...
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Rudolf Schlichter
Rudolf Schlichter (or Rudolph Schlichter) (December 6, 1890 – May 3, 1955) was a German artist and one of the most important representatives of the Neue Sachlichkeit (New Objectivity) movement.Schlich...
Sven Regener
Sven Regener, born January 1, 1961 in Bremen, is a German musician and writer living in Berlin. In 1982 he recorded his first LP with the band Zatopek and in 1984 he joined Neue Liebe. In 1985 he foun...
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