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Karl Marx and Asteroid 2807 Karl Marx
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
N 52° 31.500 E 013° 24.250
33U E 391735 N 5820629
Quick Description: A small asteroid bearing the name of the founder of Communism.
Location: Berlin, Germany
Date Posted: 4/8/2015 2:51:59 PM
Waymark Code: WMNNFN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Long Description:

With his studies in economics and society, German philosopher Karl Marx (1818–1883) laid the groundwork to the modern theories of socialism.

Main belt astoroid 1969 TH6 was discovered in 1969 by Lyudmila Chernykh at the and was named after the philosopher.

The location is Berlin's Marx-Engels Forum, one of the few places on earth where one can still see a larger than life statue of the founders of Communism. THe statue was created in 1986 by sculptor Ludwig Engelhardt

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Celestial Body: Asteroid

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