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Jan Gotlib Bloch

1836 - 1902

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Jan Gotlib (Bogumił) Bloch (Russian: Иван Станиславович Блиох or Блох) (July 24, 1836 – January 7, 1902) 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 64,729 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Jan Gotlib Bloch is the 243rd most popular social activist (down from 223rd in 2019), the 487th most popular biography from Poland (down from 461st in 2019) and the 8th most popular Polish Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Jan Gotlib Bloch ranks 243 out of 538Before him are Gretl Braun, Carl Hagenbeck, Kate Sheppard, Juliana of Stolberg, Vera Figner, and David Riazanov. After him are Tuvia Bielski, Sheikh Said, Coretta Scott King, Marsha P. Johnson, Itagaki Taisuke, and Alexander Antonov.

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Among people born in 1836, Jan Gotlib Bloch ranks 32Before him are Henry Campbell-Bannerman, Franz von Lenbach, Daniel Peter, Winslow Homer, Princess Anna of Saxony, and Ding Ruchang. After him are Ronglu, Inoue Kaoru, Nikolay Dobrolyubov, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, Antônio Carlos Gomes, and Matsudaira Katamori. Among people deceased in 1902, Jan Gotlib Bloch ranks 24Before him are John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton, Masaoka Shiki, Charles Dow, Jacint Verdaguer, Friedrich Alfred Krupp, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. After him are Prudente de Morais, Imre Steindl, Marie Alfred Cornu, Moritz Kaposi, Cato Maximilian Guldberg, and Jules Dalou.

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Among people born in Poland, Jan Gotlib Bloch ranks 487 out of 1,454Before him are Franz Waxman (1906), Sholem Asch (1880), Karl Gützlaff (1803), Krakus (null), Wanda Wasilewska (1905), and Marek Grechuta (1945). After him are Duchess Frederica of Württemberg (1765), John Cantius (1390), Kazys Grinius (1866), Hagen Kleinert (1941), Zygmunt Berling (1896), and Władysław Czartoryski (1828).


Among social activists born in Poland, Jan Gotlib Bloch ranks 8Before him are Irena Sendler (1910), Ferdinand Lassalle (1825), Mordechai Anielewicz (1919), Leopold Trepper (1904), Jan Karski (1914), and Ryszard Siwiec (1909). After him are Ernestine Rose (1810).