- Karl [kahrl] /kɑrl/, 1871–1919, German socialist leader.
- his fatherWil·helm [vil-helm] /ˈvɪl hɛlm/, 1826–1900, German journalist and political leader.
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Examples from the Web for liebknecht
It may be, as Liebknecht says, an idle question, but it is a perfectly natural one.Socialism
I was with Liebknecht in the Schloss when he slept in the Kaiser's bed.Erik Dorn
This is what Marx and Liebknecht meant by the "party" and the "movement."Socialism As It Is
William English Walling
The heroism of Liebknecht was at least a point and center of coalescence.
In this way they avoided listening to Liebknecht's indictments.
- Karl (karl). 1871–1919, German socialist leader: with Rosa Luxemburg he led an unsuccessful Communist revolt (1919) and was assassinated
- his father, Wilhelm (ˈvɪlhɛlm). 1826–1900, German socialist leader and journalist, a founder (1869) of what was to become (1891) the German Social Democratic Party
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