Léon Blum

1872 - 1950

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André Léon Blum (French: [ɑ̃dʁe leɔ̃ blum]; 9 April 1872 – 30 March 1950) was a French socialist politician and three-time Prime Minister. As a Jew, he was heavily influenced by the Dreyfus affair of the late 19th century. He was a disciple of French Socialist leader Jean Jaurès and after Jaurès' assassination in 1914, became his successor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Léon Blum has received more than 582,992 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Léon Blum is the 1,515th most popular politician (down from 1,356th in 2019), the 569th most popular biography from France (down from 488th in 2019) and the 134th most popular French Politician.

Léon Blum was a socialist politician who served as the Prime Minister of France for a short time in 1936. He was also the first Jewish Prime Minister of France.

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Among politicians, Léon Blum ranks 1,515 out of 15,710Before him are Princess Stéphanie of Belgium, Bleda, Conradin, Andrey Vyshinsky, Chenghua Emperor, and Emmanuel Macron. After him are John II of Castile, Mohamed Morsi, Dorgon, Mahmud of Ghazni, Hiero II of Syracuse, and Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales.

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Among people born in 1872, Léon Blum ranks 13Before him are Alexandra Feodorovna, Calvin Coolidge, Djemal Pasha, Sergei Diaghilev, Marcel Mauss, and Anton Denikin. After him are Louis Blériot, Richard Willstätter, Emil Hácha, Paul Langevin, Charles Greeley Abbot, and Sri Aurobindo. Among people deceased in 1950, Léon Blum ranks 14Before him are Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Johannes V. Jensen, Marcel Mauss, Vallabhbhai Patel, and Émile Jaques-Dalcroze. After him are Albert Lebrun, Kurt Weill, Karl Renner, Sri Aurobindo, Ramana Maharshi, and Emil Jannings.

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Among people born in France, Léon Blum ranks 569 out of 5,234Before him are Joseph Joffre (1852), Pauline Bonaparte (1780), René of Anjou (1409), Louis-Alexandre Berthier (1753), Emmanuel Macron (1977), and Ansgar (801). After him are George Steiner (1929), Héloïse (1101), Paul Sabatier (1854), Jean Lannes (1769), Childebert I (497), and Gaston, Duke of Orléans (1608).


Among politicians born in France, Léon Blum ranks 134Before him are Louis, Prince of Condé (1530), Charles II of Navarre (1332), Carloman I (751), Pauline Bonaparte (1780), René of Anjou (1409), and Emmanuel Macron (1977). After him are Childebert I (497), Gaston, Duke of Orléans (1608), Joan II of Navarre (1311), Yolande de Polastron (1749), Jean-Marie Le Pen (1928), and Albert Lebrun (1871).