Friedrich Engels
Historical Figure
Nationality: Germany (born in Prussia)
Date of Birth: 1820
Date of Death: 1895
Cause of Death: Throat cancer
Religion: None, atheist (raised Lutheran)
Occupation: Author of Non-Fiction, Philosopher,, Poet
Turtledove Appearances:
The Gladiator
POD: Mid-20th Century
Earliest Known POD: October-November, 1962
Type of Appearance: Posthumous reference
Southern Victory
POD: September 10, 1862
Appearance(s): American Front
Type of Appearance: Posthumous reference
Friedrich Engels (28 November 1820 – 5 August 1895) was a German social scientist and philosopher, who developed communist theory alongside his better-known collaborator, Karl Marx, co-authoring The Communist Manifesto (1848).

Friedrich Engels in The GladiatorEdit

After the Soviet Union won the Cold War, Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx were regarded as the founding fathers of global communism.[1]

Friedrich Engels in Southern VictoryEdit

The writings of Friedrich Engels, Karl Marx and Abraham Lincoln played a critical role in shaping the thought and motivations of the Red Rebellion in the Confederate States during the Great War.[2]

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  1. The Gladiator, pg. 8
  2. American Front, pg. 173, generally.