Eugene V. Debs’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Nov 5, 1855

Death Date

Oct 20, 1926

Age of Death

70 years

Cause of Death

Heart Failure

Place of Death

Oct 20, 1926

Profession

Civil Rights Leader

The civil rights leader Eugene V. died at the age of 70. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Socialist union leader who helped found the Industrial Workers of the World, an organization that started the first industrial unions in the U.S, in 1905. He also played an important role in the founding of the American Railway Union.

He lived with his wife Kate Metzel.

Quotes

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Those who produce should have, but we know that those who produce the most – that is, those who work hardest, and at the most difficult and most menial tasks, have the least.

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When great changes occur in history, when great principles are involved, as a rule the majority are wrong.

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I have no country to fight for; my country is the earth, and I am a citizen of the world.

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The most heroic word in all languages is revolution.

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While there is a lower class, I am in it, while there is a criminal element, I am of it, and while there is a soul in prison, I am not free.