Paul Singer (politician)

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Paul Singer (standing, farthest right) with the Social Democratic Reichstag deputies, 1889

Paul Singer (16 January 1844, Berlin – 31 January 1911) was a leading Marxist in and representative of the Social Democratic Party of Germany in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Co-Chairmen of the SPD (which he joined in 1878) along with fellow Marxist August Bebel from 1890 until his death in 1911.

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