Communist Pairty o Germany

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.

Communist Pairty o Germany
Kommunistische Partei Deutschlands
FoonderKarl Liebknecht
Rosa Luxemburg
Foondit1918
DissolvedBanned frae 1933 tae 1945, merged wi SPD in 1946 in East Germany, banned in 1956 in Wast Germany
Precedit biSpartacus League
Succeedit biSocialist Unity Pairty o Germany (East Germany), German Communist Pairty (Wast Germany)
NewspaperDie Rote Fahne
Youth weengYoung Communist League
Paramilitar weengRotfrontkämpferbund (RFB)
Membership  (1932)360,000[1]
IdeologyCommunism
Internal factions:
 • Marxism
 • Marxism–Leninism
 • Luxemburgism
Poleetical poseetionFar-left
Internaitional affiliationComintern
ColoursRed
Party flag
Flag of the Communist Party of Germany.svg

ReferencesEedit

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