He was fond of beer. During his time he spent in London,
Marx frequented many a pub around the capital.
Until fairly recently almost half the population of the
world lived under regimes that claim to be Marxist.
In 2001, former East Germany overwhelmingly voted for
Karl Marx as the best German of all times during a game
Marx's mother's quipped, "If only Karl had made
capital instead of writing about it!"
In 1871, his sixteen year old daughter, Eleanor Marx,
helped him with his the second volume of Das Kapital.