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Louis BLANC

French Louis BLANC

French politician and historian

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Born: on October 29, 1811 in Madrid, Spain
Died: on December 06, 1882 in Cannes, France


Biography

Louis Blanc was born in Madrid, his father held the post of inspector-general of finance under Joseph Bonaparte. His younger brother was Charles Blanc, who later became an influential art critic. Failing to receive aid from Pozzo di Borgo, his mother's uncle, Louis Blanc studied law in Paris, living in poverty, and became a contributor to various journals. In the Revue du progres, which he founded, he published in 1839 his study on L'Organisation du travail.

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