Mikhail Bakunin Quotes

I listen to them freely and with all the respect merited by their intelligence, their character, their knowledge, reserving always my incontestable right of criticism and censure.





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Mikhail Bakunin
Mikhail Bakunin
  • Born: May 30, 1814
  • Died: July 1, 1876
  • Nationality: Russian
  • Profession: Revolutionary

Mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin was a Russian revolutionary anarchist and founder of collectivist anarchism. He is considered among the most influential figures of anarchism and one of the principal founders of the social anarchist tradition. Bakunin's enormous prestige as an activist made him one of the most famous ideologues in Europe, gaining substantial influence among radicals throughout Russia and Europe.