500 Miniature ‘Marx’ Statues Unveiled in Germany to Mark the 195th anniversary of his birth


Original Chinese Language Article: www.guancha.cn

(Translated by Adrian Chan-Wyles PhD)


Porta Nigra (Black Gate) Tier, Germany, 5.5.13. Here, on this day, 500 one meter tall sculptures of the great German political thinker – Karl Marx (1818-1883) – were unveiled by their creator – Ottmar Hoerl – to commemorate the 195th anniversary of the birth of Marx (2013) in his hometown.


Guancha, on the 130th anniversary of the death of Karl Marx (also 2013), published the commemorative text entitled ‘The 130th Anniversary of the Death of Marx – Teacher and Discoverer of the Theory of World Revolution’.


March 14th, 2013, was the 130th anniversary of the death of Karl Marx. One of the Neoclassical Synthesis experts Samuelson – when turning to the subject of Marx – stated, “The words of Karl Marx’ can be used as a motto for all the great masters of political economy: ‘The philosophers have only interpreted the world in various ways, but the problem is how to change the world’.” This great man – Karl Marx – changed the world from his study and educated the Proletariat – is this not extraordinary?

©opyright: Adrian Chan-Wyles (ShiDaDao) 2015.

Original Chinese Language Source Text:


500位“马克思”矮人雕像亮相德国 纪念马克思诞辰195周年

当地时间5月5日,德国特里尔,尼格拉城门(又称黑城门)前展出了500个一米高的马克思雕塑。这些雕像由艺术家Ottmar Hoerl所创作,纪念德国著名政治思想家马克思诞辰195周年。




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