Published by the Comintern ( SH )

on occasion of the 190th Birthday of Frederick Engels (28th of November, 1820)

- Comintern [SH] – ARCHIVE -

Karl Marx and Frederick Engels


Social-Democratic Party), with anarchist mistakes made by some party leaders. In guiding the Social-Democratic parties of the Second International, Engels constantly warned against the danger of sectarianism und „Left“ opportunism, emphasising that if the adventurism and voluntarism displayd by these part members won out they could well „ruin even the strongest party with millions in its ranks, to the well-merited applause of the whole hostile world“ (Marx / Engels, Werke, Bd. 22, Seite 69 ).