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"....
Franz Jacob (Resistance fighter)
Franz Jacob (August 9, 1906 to September 18, 1944) was a German Resistance fighter against the National Socialists and a Communist politician.
Jacob was born in Hamburg in a working-class family. ...
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Hans Jendretzky
Hans Jendretzky (July 20, 1897 in Berlin – July 2, 1992 in Berlin) was a German communist politician. He was a prominent politician of the Socialist Unity Party (SED) in the German Democratic Re...
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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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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...
Uwe Timm
Uwe Timm (* 30 March 1940 in Hamburg) is a German writer.
Uwe Timm was the youngest son in his family. His brother, 16 years his senior, was a soldier in the Waffen SS and died in Ukraine in 1943....
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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...
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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Eduard Fuchs
Eduard Fuchs (31 January 1870 in Göppingen – 26 January 1940 in Paris) was a German Marxist scholar of culture and history, writer, art collector, and political activist.Fuchs' father was a shop...
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...
Lina Haag
Lina Haag née Jäger (18 January 1907 – 12 June 2012) was a German anti-Fascist activist.
Haag was born in Hagkling, and was a member of the Youth movement of the Communist Party of Germany ...
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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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Norbert Kröcher
Norbert Kröcher (born 1950) was a West German terrorist and member of J2M. He was also strongly associated with the second generation of the Red Army Faction. He was the husband of Gabriele Kröcher-Ti...