Marx Family: Biography

Edward Aveling

Edward Bibbins Aveling

Born: 1851

Died: 1898

Common law husband of Eleanor Marx (1884). English writer and journalist. Co-translator of volume I of Marx's Capital. Member of the Social Democratic Federation from 1884. Later, a founder of the Socialist League and organizer of the mass movement of unskilled workers and unemployed in the 1880s and 1890s. Delegate to the international socialist workers' congress in 1889.