Bloch, Marc

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Bloch, Marc Gender: M
born on 6 July 1886 at 16:00 (= 4:00 PM )
Place Lyon, France, 45n45, 4e51
Timezone LMT m4e51 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
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French historian who studied historical problems in a comparative framework. A professor at Strasbourg University from 1919-1936, he co-founded, along with Febvre, one of the most influential journals in modern historical studies. His most important books include "The Royal Touch," 1924 "French Rural History," 1931 and the two-volume "Feudal Society," 1939-1940.

He married Simone Vidal on July 23, 1919 and together they had six children.

A Jew, he became a leader of the French Resistance during World War II. He was captured and tortured. On June 16, 1944, he was taken by truck to a field in German-occupied France and executed by a Nazi firing squad. Sources give varying places for his death, including "a field outside Lyons," Les Roussilles, and Saint-Didier-de-Formans. He reportedly died, crying out "Vive La France!"

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  • Work : New Career 1919 (Professor)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1924 (The Royal Touch)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1931 (French Rural History)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1939 (Feudal Society)
  • Death by War or Terrorism 16 June 1944 (Age 57, executed by Nazis)
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Source Notes

Gauquelin Vol. 6 /109


  • Traits : Personality : Principled strongly (Respected, honest)
  • Personal : Religion/Spirituality : Western (Jewish)
  • Vocation : Business : Top executive (Vice-Chairman, CFO)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor of History)
  • Vocation : Military : Combat (fought in WWI; led Resistance in WWII)
  • Vocation : Military : Killed
  • Vocation : Military : Military service
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ political (a French Resistance leader during WWII)
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor (Modern historical studies)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction