The Murder of Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg

  • Marius S. OstrowskiEmail author


A different fate from their fellow insurgents befell Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg. They could not resolve to flee, yet in light of the arrest orders that had been issued against them they likewise also avoided their homes. But when the rumour emerged in the press that they had fled to the Dutch border, on 15 January 1919, Karl Liebknecht wrote in an article in the Rote Fahne, which presents the Spartacist movement as not to be defeated:

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  1. 1.All Souls CollegeUniversity of OxfordOxfordUK

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