Duel between Berg and Luvini

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Author(s) Friedrich Engels
Written 30 November 1848

Source: Marx-Engels Collected Works, Volume 8, p. 115;
First published: in Neue Rheinische Zeitung No. 160, December 5, 1848.
Collection(s): Neue Rheinische Zeitung
Keywords : Switzerland, Politics

Berne, November 30. In the duel yesterday between Herren Berg and Luvini, Herr Berg sustained fairly severe wounds in the arm and in the side. The weapon chosen was the officer’s broadsword (briquet d'ordonnance). When Herr Berg left yesterday he had to be carried to the carriage.