John Locke vs Karl Marx

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Father of Classical Liberalism
Economist, Philosopher
Net worth 2018
Physicians
Industry
Sociologists
Wrington, Somerset, England
Residence
Trier
British
Country
German, Prussian
29/08/1632
BirthDay
05/05/1818
October 28, 1704
Died On
March 14, 1883
Westminster School, Christ Church, Oxford, University of Oxford
Education
Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena
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1704

He died on 28 October 1704 and was buried in the churchyard of the village of High Laver

1693

In his 1693 publication ‘Some Thoughts Concerning Education’, he stated that the current curriculum and syllabus in schools and colleges needs to be broadened

1690

The year 1690 saw the publication of his work ‘An Essay Concerning Human Understanding’ in which he described the mind at birth as a blank slate which is later filled with experience

1689

Another one of his seminal works, ‘Two Treatises of Government’ was also published in 1689, though anonymously

1683

He fled to the Netherlands in 1683 and wrote extensively over the next few years

1680

The early 1680s was a period of great political turmoil in England and Locke was forced to leave the country under strong suspicion of his involvement in the Rye House Plot

1670

Locke travelled to France during the mid-1670s and returned to England by 1679

1668

He was then elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 1668 and graduated with a bachelor's of medicine in 1674

1667

Locke moved to London to assume this position in 1667

1666

Locke helped to treat Lord Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury, who had come to Oxford seeking treatment for a liver infection in 1666

1656

He received his bachelor’s degree in 1656 and a master's degree in 1658

1652

He studied at the prestigious Westminster School before moving on to attend Christ Church, Oxford in 1652

1632

John Locke was born on 29 August 1632, in Wrington, Somerset, England, to Puritan parents

1881

He was shattered by the death of his wife on December 2, 1881 and the death of his eldest daughter on January 11, 1883

1848

The first of Karl Marx’s important works was ‘The Communist Manifesto’, published in 1848 which is recognized as one of the ‘world’s most influential political manuscripts’

1843

Karl Marx married Jenny in a Protestant church in Kreuznach on June 19, 1843