Friedrich Wilhelm German Mäurer was a Communist writer. Born in Germany in 1811, he joined the League of Outlaws because of his democratic beliefs. When the League of Outlaws became the League of the Just, Mäurer became a member of the League of the Just. He wrote poetry for its newsletters and several books, and with Moses Hess was an important link between it and Karl Marx. Mäurer died in 1885.
- Karl Marx, Frederick Engels, Collected Works, Volume 38, New York: International, 1975, p. 661.
- According to the biographical entry at the German National Library, he was Swiss and born in 1813.
- Archivalische Forschungen zur Geschichte der deutschen Arbeiterbewegung 5.1 (1967) p. xiv (German)
- Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels Gesamtausgabe (MEGA), Institut marksizma-leninizma (Moscow, Russia), Institut für Marxismus-Leninismus beim ZK der SED, Berlin: Akademie, 2001, ISBN 978-3-05-003610-6, pp. 541, 669 (German)
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