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Mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin (Tver Governorate, 1814) was a Russian revolutionary and founder of collectivist anarchism. He is considered among the most influential figures and one of the principal founders of the social anarchist tradition. Bakunin's enormous prestige as an activist made him one of the most famous ideologues in Europe. From 1870 to 1876, Bakunin wrote some of his longer works, such as Statism and Anarchy and God and the State.


"Children do not constitute anyone's property: they are neither the property of their parents nor even of society. They belong only to their own future freedom." Mikhail Bakunin


"Idealism is the despot of thought, just as politics is the despot of will.", Mikhail Bakunin

Mikhail Bakunin (30th may 1814-July 1st 1876) was one of the founders of anarchism as we see it today. His Ideas of social anarchism soon saw him as one of the most famous Philosophers of the 19th century.

Mikhail Bakunin Russian Anarchist by Nadar Ceramic Ornament