Leo Jogiches

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Leo Jogiches
Leo Jogiches 01.jpg
Leo Jogiches as a young man, circa 1880s
Born
Leon Jogiches[1]

(1867-07-17)17 July 1867
Died10 March 1919(1919-03-10) (aged 51)
Other namesJan Tyszka
Known forMarxist revolutionary
Partner(s)Rosa Luxemburg
Military career
Battles/warsGerman Revolution of 1918–19

Leon "Leo" Jogiches[1] (German: Leo Jogiches; Russian: Лев "Лео" Йогихес; 17 July 1867 – 10 March 1919), also commonly known by the party name Jan Tyszka, was a Marxist revolutionary.

Jogiches was a founder of the political party known as The Social Democracy of the Kingdom of Poland in 1893 and a key figure in the underground Spartacus League in Germany.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Jogiches, Leon". www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org. Retrieved 11 April 2018.