Weitling, Wilhelm, 1808-1871

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1808-10-05
Death 1871-01-24
German, French, English

Biographical notes:

Wilhelm Weitling (1808-1871) was a German-born tailor, inventor and editor. In Germany he worked as a journeyman tailor and was a prominent socialist agitator. After emigrating to the U.S. in 1848, he organized an Arbeiterbund or "Workingmen's League" for skilled craftsmen and established a community in Iowa based on his socio-economic theories. He also was the founder and editor of Die Republik der Arbeiter in New York City from 1850 to 1855.

From the guide to the Wilhelm Weitling papers, 1844-1903, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Socialist.

From the description of Wilhelm Weitling correspondence, 1851-1852. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981611

880-11

Uchastnik germanskogo i amerikanskogo rabochego dvizhenii︠a︡, odin iz ideologov utopicheskogo uravnitelʹnogo kommunizma; chlen Soi︠u︡za spravedlivykh, zhurnalist.

From the description of Weitling Wilhelm (1808-1871), Fond 621, 1841-1946. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123005194

Wilhelm Weitling (1808-1871) was a German-born tailor, inventor and editor.

In Germany he worked as a journeyman tailor and was a prominent socialist agitator. After emigrating to the U.S. in 1848, he organized an Arbeiterbund or "Workingmen's League" for skilled craftsmen and established a community in Iowa based on his socio-economic theories. He also was the founder and editor of Die Republik der Arbeiter in New York City from 1850 to 1855.

From the description of Wilhelm Weitling papers, 1844-1903. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122346253

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Subjects:

  • Sewing machines
  • Collective settlements
  • Socialism
  • Collective settlements--Iowa
  • Inventions
  • Astronomy
  • Labor movement

Occupations:

  • Socialists
  • Editors
  • Tailors
  • Inventors

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • Iowa (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)