Marx Family: Biography


Charles Longuet

Born: 1839

Died: 1903

Wed Marx's first daughter, Jenny, in 1872. Prominent figure in the French working-class movement. Journalist. Proudhonist member of the General Council of the International Working Men's Association (1866-67, 1871-72). Served as Corresponding Secretary for Belgium 1866), delegate to the Lausanne (1867), Brussels (1868), the London Conference (1871) and the Hague (1872) Congress. Member of the Paris Commune, he took part in the defense of Paris against the reaction. Emigrated in England and later joined the Possibilists.