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  1. Karl [kahrl] /kɑrl/, 1871–1919, German socialist leader.
  2. his fatherWil·helm [vil-helm] /ˈvɪl hɛlm/, 1826–1900, German journalist and political leader.
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Examples from the Web for liebknecht

Historical Examples of liebknecht

  • It may be, as Liebknecht says, an idle question, but it is a perfectly natural one.


    John Spargo

  • I was with Liebknecht in the Schloss when he slept in the Kaiser's bed.

    Erik Dorn

    Ben Hecht

  • 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.

  • Liebknecht was unable to obtain the floor at the general discussion.

British Dictionary definitions for liebknecht


  1. Karl (karl). 1871–1919, German socialist leader: with Rosa Luxemburg he led an unsuccessful Communist revolt (1919) and was assassinated
  2. 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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