A first-edition copy of Marx's Das Kapital in German. (Photo by Li Wenfang/chinadaily.com.cn)
Sun Yat-Sen University is the Chinese institution with the most Marx and Engels manuscripts and the most first editions of The Communist Manifesto, in various languages.
As the first modern, comprehensive university in South China, Sun Yat-Sen University had a long history of disseminating and studying Marxist theories, its Party secretary, Chen Chunsheng, said.
Marx was born in Trier, Prussia, on March 5, 1818.