WHAT: He thought the key to unfolding of history was class conflict- the ongoing struggle between the bourgeoisie (owners) and the proletariat (working) classes. As a result to this conflict it would become a classless society. Born in Trier.
The Karl Marx House museum is a writer's house museum in Trier. In 1818 Karl Marx the father of modern socialism and communism was born in the house. It is now a museum about Karl Marx's life and writings as well as the history of communism.