Jan Gotlib Bloch

1836 - 1902

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For the sexologist Ivan Bloch, see Iwan BlochJan Gotlib (Bogumił) Bloch (Russian: Иван Станиславович Блиох or Блох) (July 24, 1836, Radom – December 25, 1901/1902, Warsaw) was a Polish banker and railway financier who devoted his private life to the study of modern industrial warfare. Born Jewish and a convert to Calvinism, he spent considerable effort to opposing the prevalent Antisemitic policies of the Tsarist government, and was sympathetic to the fledgling Zionist Movement. Bloch had studied at the University of Berlin, worked at a Warsaw bank and then moved to St. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jan Gotlib Bloch has received more than 47,160 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Jan Gotlib Bloch is the 223rd most popular social activist (down from 210th in 2019), the 461st most popular biography from Poland (down from 423rd in 2019) and the 7th most popular Polish Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Jan Gotlib Bloch ranks 223 out of 544Before him are Kate Sheppard, Kittur Chennamma, Nikolai Kuznetsov, Joe Hill, Jesse Jackson, and Serge Klarsfeld. After him are Eglantyne Jebb, David Riazanov, Vera Figner, Alexander Antonov, Ryszard Siwiec, and Ludolf von Alvensleben.

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Among people born in 1836, Jan Gotlib Bloch ranks 32Before him are Henry Campbell-Bannerman, Thomas Hill Green, Ding Ruchang, Daniel Peter, Franz von Lenbach, and Georges Leclanché. After him are Antônio Carlos Gomes, Nikolay Dobrolyubov, Princess Anna of Saxony, Princess Therese of Saxe-Altenburg, Winslow Homer, and Cato Maximilian Guldberg. Among people deceased in 1902, Jan Gotlib Bloch ranks 24Before him are Jacint Verdaguer, Masaoka Shiki, Albert Bierstadt, Henryk Siemiradzki, Friedrich Alfred Krupp, and Moritz Kaposi. After him are Adolf Kussmaul, Prudente de Morais, Frederick Abel, Cato Maximilian Guldberg, Imre Steindl, and Ernst Schröder.

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Among people born in Poland, Jan Gotlib Bloch ranks 461 out of 1,231Before him are Michalina Wisłocka (1921), Hagen Kleinert (1941), Richard Courant (1888), Eduard Strasburger (1844), Friedrich Ernst Dorn (1848), and Kuno Fischer (1824). After him are Josef Hofmann (1876), Gustav Flatow (1875), Otto von Gierke (1841), Kazimierz Fajans (1887), Karol Świerczewski (1897), and Kurt Goldstein (1878).


Among social activists born in Poland, Jan Gotlib Bloch ranks 7Before him are Rosa Luxemburg (1871), Irena Sendler (1910), Ferdinand Lassalle (1825), Mordechai Anielewicz (1919), Leopold Trepper (1904), and Jan Karski (1914). After him are Ryszard Siwiec (1909) and Ernestine Rose (1810).