Wilhelm Liebknecht (1826 - 1900)
29th March 2026 - 200th Anniversary of his birth.
Wilhelm Martin Philipp Christian Ludwig Liebknecht,
29th March 1826 – 7th August 1900,
German socialist and one of the principal founders of the Social Democratic Party (SPD). His political career was a pioneering project combining Marxist revolutionary theory with practical, legal political activity. Under his leadership, the SPD grew from a small group of like-minded people, to become Germany's largest political party. He was the father of Karl Liebknecht and Theodor Liebknecht.