Mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin (30 May [O.S. 18 May] 1814 – 1 July 1876) was a Russian revolutionary, philosopher, and theorist of collectivist anarchism. Many scholars argue he is the founder of anarchist theory in general.
Mikhail Bakunin (30th may 1814-July 1st 1876) was one of the founders of anarchism as we see it today. His Ideas of social anarchism soon saw him as one of the most famous Philosophers of the 19th century.
I am truly free only when all human beings, men and women, are equally free. The freedom of other men, far from negating or limiting my freedom, is, on the contrary, its necessary premise and confirmation. Mikhail Bakunin
“No theory, no ready-made system, no book that has ever been written will save the world. I cleave to no system. I am a true seeker.” Mikhail Bakunin |quoted in Michael Bakunin (1961) by E. H. Carr, p. 175 Bakunin portrait by Felix Nadar.