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[leep-knekht] /ˈlip knɛxt/
[kahrl] /kɑrl/ (Show IPA),
1871–1919, German socialist leader.
his father, Wilhelm
[vil-helm] /ˈvɪl hɛlm/ (Show IPA),
1826–1900, German journalist and political leader. Unabridged
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  • The Kaiser turned an inquiring glance toward von Liebknecht.

    Boy Scouts Mysterious Signal G. Harvey Ralphson
  • It may be, as Liebknecht says, an idle question, but it is a perfectly natural one.

    Socialism John Spargo
  • To Liebknecht all that Carlyle has said about heroes is contrary to ideology and inversion of the truth.

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

    Erik Dorn Ben Hecht
  • Liebknecht studied first at Leipzig and then in Berlin, attending the university in each city.

  • Liebknecht the man is of the kindest nature and frankest personality.

  • Liebknecht was in prison, but even in his lonesome cell he still inspired the "gathering hosts and helped to make men free."

  • Liebknecht has since gloriously cleared his honor of the compromises of his party.

    Above the Battle Romain Rolland
  • "We spoke for months of nothing else but Darwin, and the revolutionizing power of his scientific conquests," says Liebknecht.

    Socialism John Spargo
  • Liebknecht interjected in his sharp, shrill voice, "You chose the war!"

    Germany, The Next Republic? Carl W. Ackerman
British Dictionary definitions for Liebknecht


/German ˈliːpknɛçt/
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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