List of statues of Karl Marx

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The statues of Karl Marx (foreground) and his collaborator Friedrich Engels in Marx-Engels-Forum in reunited Berlin, Germany. In the background is the dome of the Berliner Dom

Two centuries after his birth Marx remains both controversial and relevant, as the unveiling of a 4.5m statue of him (sculpted by Wu Weishan) in his birthplace of Trier, Germany in 2018 demonstrates.[1] Hulking statues of him remain in the former capital of the defunct German Democratic Republic.[2]


This famous 7.1m bust of Karl Marx, hewn from Ukrainian granite, is Chemnitz's most famous landmark.
Karl Marx monument in Karlovy Vary near the orthodox church of St. Peter and Paul
Statue of Marx and Engels in Shanghai


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  1. ^ n/a, n/a (2018-05-05). "Karl Marx statue from China adds to German angst". BBC. Retrieved 2018-05-05.
  2. ^ Gordon, Gordon (2016-10-16). "A New Biography Focuses on Karl Instead of Marxism". NYT. Retrieved 2018-05-05.
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  6. ^ "Una tierra dura labrada en piedra". Deia (in Spanish).
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