Carl Grünberg

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Carl Grünberg
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Born (1861-02-10)February 10, 1861
Focșani, Romania
Died February 2, 1940(1940-02-02) (aged 78)
Frankfurt, Germany
Nationality Romanian/German
Occupation philosopher

Carl Grünberg (February 10, 1861 – February 2, 1940) was a German Marxist philosopher. He was the first director of the Institute for Social Research, later known as the Frankfurt School. He established and edited a journal of labour and socialist history today known as Grünbergs Archiv (Archive for the History of Socialism and the Worker's Movement). He retired in 1929 and left the Institute to Max Horkheimer.


  • Günther Nenning: Biographie Carl Grünberg. In: Archiv für die Geschichte des Sozialismus und der sozialen Bewegung. Indexband. Graz 1973. p. 1–224.