University of Bonn

public research university located in Bonn, Germany

The University of Bonn (German: Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn) is a public research university located in Bonn, Germany. It was founded in its present form as the Rhein-Universität (English: Rhine University) on 18 October 1818 by Frederick William III, as the linear successor of the Kurkölnische Akademie Bonn (English: Academy of the Prince-elector of Cologne) which was founded in 1777. The University of Bonn offers many undergraduate and graduate programs in a range of subjects and has 544 professors and 32,500 students. Its library holds more than five million volumes. As of August 2018, among its notable alumni, faculty and researchers are 10 Nobel Laureates, 4 Fields Medalists, 12 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize winners as well as August Kekulé, Friedrich Nietzsche, Karl Marx, Heinrich Heine, Prince Albert, Pope Benedict XVI, Frederick III, Max Ernst, Carl Schmitt, Jürgen Habermas, Konrad Adenauer, Paul Heyse, and Joseph Schumpeter. The University of Bonn has been conferred the title of "University of Excellence" under the German Universities Excellence Initiative.
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Karl Marx

German philosopher, economist, sociologist, journalist and revolutionary socialist

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Marx-Engels-Werke

Studienausgabe der Werke von Karl Marx und Friedrich Engels in 44 Bänden (1956 ff.)

author: Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels

1983

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The Communist Manifesto

1848 publication written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

author: Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels

1848

Das Kapital

work by Karl Marx

author: Karl Marx

1867

Capital, Volume I

book by Karl Marx

author: Karl Marx

Grundrisse

literary work

author: Karl Marx

1939

The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon

literary work by Karl Marx

author: Karl Marx

1852

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Jürgen Habermas

German sociologist and philosopher

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Jörg Bewersdorff

mathematician

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Max Ernst

German painter, sculptor and graphic artist

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Romano Guardini

German theologian and priest

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