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{Germany} In the footsteps of Friedrich Engels

April 20, 2015

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When I wrote about the Museum for Early Industrialisation the other week, I promised you a separate post on the Friedrich Engels Haus. So, here it is! Friedrich Engels (1820-1895) is most well know as the co-founder of modern Communism and father of Marxist theory, along with Karl Marx. He was born in Barmen, one of the seven cities and towns that merged in 1929 to form what is now known as the city of Wuppertal. The Engels Haus was built in the late 18th century […]

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