Karl Marx
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Born: May 5, 1818

Died: March 14, 1883 (age 64)

Nationality: German

Occupation: Philosopher

Bio: Karl Heinrich Marx was a German philosopher, economist, sociologist, historian, journalist, and revolutionary socialist. His ideas played a significant role in the development of social science and the socialist movement.

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