No, A Muslim scholar by the name of Ibn Khaldun was considered as the father of sociology who came before Karl Marx and other known sociologists such as Emile and Max weber more than approximately 500 years
Karl Marx criticized capitalism and viewed it as a means for the elite to enrich themselves at the expense of the working class. Marx promoted socialism, and Marxist sociology was relevant in class revolution.
The term sociology was introduced by French philosopher Auguste Comte in 1838, who is known as the â??Father of Sociology. Additional pioneers in sociology from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries include Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim, and Max Weber.