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Otto Bauer

Otto Bauer (5 September 1881 4-July 1938) was the leading figure of the Austrian Social Democratic Workers Party. An early inspiration for the New Left and Eurocommunist movements in later decades, his theories of imperialism and the national question, as well as his practical work building a mass organization, made him a key figure in the Second International and then in attempts at re-integrating the social democratic and communist wings of the labor movement.