Communist Pairty o Germany

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Communist Pairty o Germany
Kommunistische Partei Deutschlands
Foonder Karl Liebknecht
Rosa Luxemburg
Foondit 1918
Dissolved Banned frae 1933 tae 1945, merged wi SPD in 1946 in East Germany, banned in 1956 in Wast Germany
Precedit bi Spartacus League
Succeedit bi Socialist Unity Pairty o Germany (East Germany), German Communist Pairty (Wast Germany)
Newspaper Die Rote Fahne
Youth wing Young Communist League
Paramilitar weeng Rotfrontkämpferbund (RFB)
Membership  (1932) 360,000[1]
Ideology Communism
Internal factions:
 • Marxism
 • Marxism–Leninism
 • Luxemburgism
Poleetical poseetion Far-left
Internaitional affiliation Comintern
Colours Red
Party flag
Flag of the Communist Party of Germany.svg

The Communist Pairty o Germany (German: Kommunistische Partei Deutschlands, KPD) wis a major poleetical party in Germany atween 1918 an 1933, an a minor pairty in Wast Germany in the postwar period till it was banned in 1956.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Catherine Epstein. The last revolutionaries: German communists and their century. Harvard University Press, 2003. Pp. 39.