Léon Blum

1872 - 1950

Léon Blum

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 513,249 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,363rd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Léon Blum ranks 1,357 out of 14,801Before him are Constantine VIII, Childebert I, Casimir III the Great, Athaulf, Piero di Cosimo de' Medici, and Uesugi Kenshin. After him are John McCain, Theodore II Laskaris, Asa of Judah, Louis the Child, Octavia the Younger, and Lon Nol.

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Among people born in 1872, Léon Blum ranks 10Before him are Alexandra Kollontai, Johan Huizinga, Alexandra Feodorovna, Haakon VII of Norway, Calvin Coolidge, and Emil Hácha. After him are Marcel Mauss, Louis Blériot, Richard Willstätter, Sergei Diaghilev, Anton Denikin, and Paul Langevin. Among people deceased in 1950, Léon Blum ranks 10Before him are Gustaf V of Sweden, Vaslav Nijinsky, Heinrich Mann, Johannes V. Jensen, Albert Lebrun, and Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach. After him are Marcel Mauss, Kurt Weill, Vallabhbhai Patel, Willis Carrier, Edgar Rice Burroughs, and Émile Jaques-Dalcroze.

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In France

Among people born in France, Léon Blum ranks 489 out of 4,109Before him are Henri, Count of Chambord (1820), Louis, Duke of Burgundy (1682), Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux (1636), Jacques Hébert (1757), Childebert I (497), and Alfred Kastler (1902). After him are Urbain Le Verrier (1811), Adrien-Marie Legendre (1752), Eugène Boudin (1824), Frédéric Bazille (1841), Margaret Mary Alacoque (1647), and Maurice Leblanc (1864).


Among politicians born in France, Léon Blum ranks 116Before him are William II of England (1056), Robert I, Duke of Normandy (1010), Jean Jaurès (1859), Henri, Count of Chambord (1820), Louis, Duke of Burgundy (1682), and Childebert I (497). After him are Marie François Sadi Carnot (1837), Jean-Marie Le Pen (1928), Charles-Henri Sanson (1739), Charles II of Navarre (1332), Gaston, Duke of Orléans (1608), and Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans (1747).

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