- Fer·di·nand Au·gust [fur-dn-and aw-guh st; German fer-di-nahnt ou-goo st] /ˈfɜr dnˌænd ˈɔ gəst; German ˈfɛr dɪˌnɑnt ˈaʊ gʊst/, 1840–1913, German socialist and writer.
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Examples from the Web for bebel
As August Bebel might have said if he were watching all this, bipartisanship is the optimism of fools.That Boehner Speech: Dragons Last Forever, But No So Little Speakers
November 8, 2012
When one saw the field, one realized that Hay could not help himself, nor could Bebel.The Education of Henry Adams
That they do is denied by all the most representative Socialists from Marx to Bebel.
As Bebel says, Socialists are not trying to create a revolutionary crisis.
It appears that Bebel's position on this matter is really the more radical.
All these statements except one (that concerning England) Bebel denied.
- August (ˈauɡʊst). 1840–1913, German socialist leader: one of the founders of the Social Democratic Party (1869)
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