Rosa Luxemburg

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Rosa Luxemburg

Róża Luksemburg
Rozalia Luksenburg

5 March 1871
Zamość, Poland, Russian Empire
Died15 January 1919
Berlin, Weimar Republic
Cause of deathMurder

Rosa Luxemburg (Polish: Róża Luksemburg; 5 March 1871–15 January 1919) was a Polish-German Marxist revolutionary. She was murdered by the Freikorps after the defeat of the Spartacist uprising.[1]


Reform or Revolution

Reform or Revolution's initial publication was in 1898-1899. This version was titled Social Reform or Revolution. The second edition was published in 1908.[2] In Reform or Revolution, Luxembourg argued that social reform alone cannot fully change the modern social order.[3]

Library works


  1. Frank Thadeusz (2009-05-29). "Berlin Hospital May Have Found Rosa Luxemburg's Corpse" Der Spiegel. Retrieved 2022-04-03.
  2. Rosa Luxembourg (2006). Reform or Revolution and Other Writings. Dover Publications. ISBN 978-0-486-44776-6
  3. Rosa Luxemburg (1986). Reform or Revolution: 'Introduction'. London: Militant Publications. [MIA]