Singer, Paul

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Singer, Paul


Born Jan. 16, 1844, in Berlin; died there Jan. 31, 1911. A leader of German social democracy, a prominent member of the Marxist wing in the Second International.

Singer joined the Social Democratic Party in 1878, was a deputy to the Reichstag (the lower house of the German parliament) from 1884 to 1911, and was elected a member of the board of the Social Democratic Party in 1887 and chairman of the board in 1890. V. I. Lenin highly valued Singer as an uncompromising fighter for the cause of the working class.


Lenin, V. I. “Pavel Zinger.” Poln. sobr. soch., 5th ed., vol. 20.
Gemkow, H. Paul Singerein bedeutender Führer der deutschen Arbeiterbewegung. Berlin, 1957.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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