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Friedrich Engels and Asteroid 29829 Engels
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 co-founder of Communism.
Location: Berlin, Germany
Date Posted: 4/8/2015 3:19:07 PM
Waymark Code: WMNNFY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Long Description:

With his studies in economics and society, German philosopher Friedrich Engels (1818–1883) helped laying the groundwork to the modern theories of socialism.

Main belt astoroid 1999 EK3 was discovered in 1999 by Matteo M. M. Santangelo at the Osservatorio Astronomico di Monte Agliale in Italy 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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