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Eugene victor debs (1855-1926) eugene victor debs was born on november 5, 1855 in terre haute, indiana eugene was one of six surviving children and the first born son. When great changes occur in history, when great principles are involved, as a rule the majority are wrong — eugene v debs. Born in terre haute, indiana in 1855, eugene debs was throughout his lifetime the nation’s most widely known and eloquent exponent of a socialist alternative to american capitalism.
American socialist: the life & times of eugene victor debs tells the story of america's most famous socialist a union leader and five time presidential candidate who spent time in jail. Find out more about the history of eugene v debs, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more get all the facts on historycom.
40 quotes from eugene v debs: 'i am opposing a social order in which it is possible for one man who does absolutely nothing that is useful to amass a fortune of hundreds of millions of. Biographical information born: nov 5,1855, in terre haute, indiana died: oct 20,1926, lindlahr sanitarium, elmhurst, illinoisburied in terre haute, indiana education: attended terre.
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