Leo Jogiches

Marxist revolutionary, editor (1867-1919)

Leon "Leo" Jogiches[1] (German: Leo Jogiches; Russian: Лев "Лео" Йогихес; 17 July 1867 – 10 March 1919), also commonly known by the party name Jan Tyszka, was a Marxist revolutionary.

Leo Jogiches
Leo Jogiches as a young man, circa 1880s
Leon Jogiches[1]

(1867-07-17)17 July 1867
Died10 March 1919(1919-03-10) (aged 51)
Other namesJan Tyszka
Known forMarxist revolutionary
PartnerRosa Luxemburg
Battles/warsGerman Revolution of 1918–19

Jogiches was a founder of the political party known as The Social Democracy of the Kingdom of Poland in 1893 and a key figure in the underground Spartacus League in Germany.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Jogiches, Leon". www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org. Retrieved 11 April 2018.