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Blum, Robert

Born: 1807 AD
Died: 1848 AD
Nationality: German
Categories: Politician

1807 – Born on the 10th of November.

1830 – He joined a theater company in Cologne and started writing politically motivated poetry and plays.

1832 – He came in touch with humanist and liberal circles.

1839 – Blum became a leading figure in Saxony’s national-liberal circles.

1845 – Organized the first German-catholic synod in Leipzig that marked the beginning of Germany’s humanist free religious movement.

1848 – He was sent to Frankfurt to join the National Assembly.

         – In October Blum joined the revolutionary forces.

         – He was arrested on 4th of November and executed on 9th of November.

         – His death became a symbol for the vainness of Germany’s rebellion.