Friedrich Engels

German social scientist, author, political theorist, and philosopher

1820   -   1895

country of citizenship: Germany
native language: German
educated at: Humboldt University of Berlin
occupation: economist
influenced by: Heraclitus, Ludwig Feuerbach

Friedrich Engels (; German: [ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈʔɛŋl̩s]; sometimes anglicised Frederick Engels; 28 November 1820 – 5 August 1895) was a German philosopher, communist, social scientist, journalist and businessman. His father was an owner of a large textile factory in Salford, England. Engels founded Marxist theory together with Karl Marx and in 1845 published The Condition of the Working Class in England, based on personal observations and research in Manchester. In 1848, Engels co-authored The Communist Manifesto with Marx and also authored and co-authored (primarily with Marx) many other works. Later, Engels supported Marx financially to do research and write Das Kapital. After Marx's death, Engels edited the second and third volumes. Additionally, Engels organised Marx's notes on the Theories of Surplus Value, which he later published as the "fourth volume" of Capital.Engels died in London on 5 August 1895, at the age of 74 and following cremation his ashes were scattered off Beachy Head, near Eastbourne.
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Principles of Communism

book by Friedrich Engels

author: Friedrich Engels


The Communist Manifesto

1848 publication written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

author: Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels


The German Ideology

literary work by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

author: Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels



literary work

author: Friedrich Engels


The Peasant War in Germany

book by Friedrich Engels

author: Friedrich Engels

The Civil War in the United States

articles (1861–62) on the American Civil War by Marx and Engels for the New York Tribune and Die Presse of Vienna, plus correspondence (1860–66) between Marx and Engels; published as a book in 1937

author: Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels



Engels à W. Liebknecht ( 1933 )

author: Friedrich Engels

Le discours d’Engels sur la tombe de Marx ( 1933 )

author: Friedrich Engels

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