1886 – Born on the 6th of July in Lyon to a Jewish family, the son of the professor of ancient history Gustave Bloch.
1936 – He went to the university at Strasbourg; he succeeded Henri Hauser as professor of economic history at the Sorbonne.
1924 – Published one of his most famous works Les rois thaumaturges: étude sur le caractère surnaturel attribué à la puissance royale particulièrement en France et en Angleterre (sometimes translated in English as The magic working kings or The royal touch: sacred monarchy and scrofula in England and France).
1924-1946 – Wrote "The Royal Touch", and memoir "Strange Defeat".
1929 – Bloch founded, with Lucien Febvre, the important journal Annales d’histoire économique et sociale.
– Fought in French Resistance in World War II
1944 – Captured by Germans and executed by firing squad on 16th of June.