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What Happened on August 5, 1895

Famous Deaths

Person of interestFriedrich Engels

Friedrich Engels, German social philosopher and revolutionary socialist who co-authored "The Communist Manifesto" with Karl Marx, dies of throat cancer at 74

Communist Philosopher Friedrich Engels
Communist Philosopher
Friedrich Engels
1895 Highlights

About August 5, 1895

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo