Karl (Heinrich) 1818-83; Ger. social philosopher & economist, in London after 1850: founder of modern socialism
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, Karl 1818-1883.
German philosopher, economist, and revolutionary. With the help and support of Friedrich Engels he wrote The Communist Manifesto (1848) and Das Kapital (1867-1894). These works explain historical development in terms of the interaction of contradictory economic forces, form the basis of all communist theory, and have had a profound influence on the social sciences.