37th year  -  N° 18                 Tuesday, 18 January 2022         Antwerpen		
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Wednesday 15th of January 1919

103 years ago

Revolutionary socialist and founder of the Spartacist Rote Fahne Karl Liebknecht is shot in the back by members of the Freikorps' Garde-Kavallerie-Schützendivision 43-year-old Otto Runge, 30-year-old Kurt Vogel and 25-year-old Hermann Souchon at the age of 48 in Tiergarten, Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

Official declarations said Liebknecht had been shot in an attempt to escape.