Karl Marx

Physician, Deceased Person

1857 – 1891

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Who was Karl Marx?

Dr. Karl Rudolf Marx was a German eye doctor who was the first Moravian medical missionary in Tibet. He was also a Tibetologist and translated parts of the Tibetan Chronicles into German, improving on the work of Emil Schlagintweit. Marx and his two children died of typhoid in Leh in 1891, his wife survived and returned to Herrnhut.

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Born
1857
Also known as
  • Karl Rudolf Marx
  • Dr. Karl Rudolf Marx
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Died
1891
Leh

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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