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 (bə-ko͞o′nĭn, -nyĭn), Mikhail Aleksandrovich 1814-1876.
Russian anarchist and political theorist who was imprisoned and later exiled to Siberia for his revolutionary activities. He escaped to London (1861), where he opposed Karl Marx. Bakunin's theories of anarchy are considered the antithesis of Marx's communism.
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(Russian baˈkunin)
(Biography) Mikhail (mixaˈil). 1814–76, Russian anarchist and writer: a prominent member of the First International, expelled from it after conflicts with Marx
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(bəˈku nɪn, -ˈkun yɪn)

Mikhail Aleksandrovich, 1814–76, Russian anarchist and writer.
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All of the various Russian anarchist groups were heavily, indeed overwhelmingly, influenced by the writings of the two great anarchist thinkers of the nineteenth century, both of whom happened to be Russians: Mikhail Bakunin (1814-76) and Peter Kropotkin (1842-1921).
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Had Wilder read Cesaire's La Martinique telle qu'elle est, which dates from 1979, he could have cited the mayor of Fort-de-France to excellent effect: "In the great debate that opposes Marx to Proudhon, I am, on this precise point, on the side of Proudhon and Bakunin rather than that of Marx".
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