Heinrich Marx

Marx, Heinŕich


Born April 1777 in Saarlouis; died May 10, 1838, in Trier. Father of Karl Marx. Son of a rabbi.

Heinrich Marx was a lawyer and Justizrat. He converted to Protestantism, because he regarded it as a more “rational” religion and also to overcome obstacles to his legal career. He was an advocate in the High Court of Appeals in Trier and a senior member of the bar in the city. Marx was a highly respected lawyer. Strongly influenced by the ideas of the French Enlightenment and by philosophical rationalism, he was a freethinker and a member of the liberal opposition circles among the urban intelligentsia. He was a close friend of the enlightened privy councillor Ludwig von Westphalen, whose daughter Jenny later married his son Karl.


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