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Robert Blum (10 November 1807 - 9 November 1848) was a German politician and member of the National Assembly of 1848. Jump to: navigation, search November 10 is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 51 days remaining. ... 1807 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search November 9 is the 313th day of the year (314th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 52 days remaining. ... 1848 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... // Preliminaries Germany at the time of the Revolutions of 1848 was a collection of over 30 states loosely bound together in the German Confederation after the Congress of Vienna in 1815. ...


After growing up in poverty in Cologne, Blum worked as a craftsman in different trades. In 1830, he joined a theater company in Cologne and started writing politically motivated poetry and plays. After moving to Leipzig in 1832, he came in touch with humanist and liberal circles, contributed to the liberal newspaper Zeitung für eine elegante Welt and joined Leipzig's freemason lodge. Jump to: navigation, search Cologne skyline at night with river Rhine in the foreground and famous Cologne Cathedral on the right. ... 1830 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search Map of Germany showing Leipzig Leipzig [â–¶] [ˈlaiptsɪç] (Polish; Sorbian/Lusatian: Lipsk) is the largest city in the federal state (Bundesland) of Saxony in Germany. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1832 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... American Square & Compasses Freemasonry is a worldwide fraternal organization. ... In most areas of the world Masons gather together in Masonic Lodges to work the three degrees of Freemasonry: 1° = Entered Apprentice 2° = Fellow Craft 3° = Master Mason Blue Lodge is used to specify the basic Masonic Lodge granting the first three degrees and to differentiate it from other Masonic...


Beginning in 1839, Blum became a leading figure in Saxony's national-liberal circles; as a gifted orator and organizer, he helped establish Saxony's opposition movement as a serious political force. In 1845, Blum organized the first German-catholic synod in Leipzig that marked the beginning of Germany's humanist free religious movement. 1839 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search With an area of 18,413 km² and a population of 4. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1845 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... A synod (also known as a council) is a council of a church, usually a Christian church, convened to decide an issue of doctrine or administration. ...


In 1848, Blum was sent to Frankfurt to join the National Assembly. As the leader of the radical liberal faction, he strongly opposed the Malmö Treaty between Denmark and Prussia that abolished Schleswig-Holstein's democratically elected government. He was also one of the most vocal supporters of popular sovereignty. When in October revolutionary fighting broke out in Vienna, Blum travelled there and joined the revolutionary forces. He was arrested on 4 November and executed on 9 November. His death became a symbol for the futility of Germany's 1848 rebellion; the day of his death marks the first of a series of events that led to November 9th being referred to as Germany's Schicksalstag (day of fate). 1848 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search Frankfurt am Main â–¶(?) [ˈfraÅ‹kfÊŠrt] is the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany. ... Jump to: navigation, search The coat of arms of the Kingdom of Prussia, 1701-1918 The word Prussia (German: Preußen, Polish: Prusy, Lithuanian: PrÅ«sai, Latin: Borussia) has had various (often contradictory) meanings: The land of the Baltic Prussians (in what is now parts of southern Lithuania, the Kaliningrad... Schleswig-Holstein is the northernmost of the 16 Bundesländer in Germany. ... Jump to: navigation, search Sovereignty is the exclusive right to exercise supreme authority over a geographic region, group of people or oneself. ... Jump to: navigation, search October is the tenth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Jump to: navigation, search Vienna (German: Wien [viːn]; Hungarian: Bécs, Czech: Vídeň, Slovak: Viedeň, Romany Vidnya; Serbian: Beč) is the capital of Austria, and also one of Austrias nine federal states (Bundesland Wien). ... Jump to: navigation, search November 4 is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 57 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search November 9 is the 313th day of the year (314th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 52 days remaining. ... Schicksalstag (literally day of fate) is a label often used for 9 November due to the special importance of this day in German history. ...


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ROBERT FREDERICK BLUM (1857-1903), American artist, was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on the 9th of July 1857.
"A Daughter of Japan," drawn by Blum and W. Baer, was the cover of Scribner's Magazine for May 1893, and was one of the earliest pieces of colour-printing for an American magazine.
Blum's Venetian pictures, such as "A Bright Day at Venice" (1882), had lively charm and beauty.
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Blum was a painter, illustrator and muralist who was born in 1857 in Cincinnati and died in New York City in 1903.
In Italy, Blum was highly influenced by the work of James Abbott McNeil Whistler, who had a major impact on the way he would paint for the rest of his short life.
Blum was an Associate of the National Academy, NYC (1892) and an Academician (1893) and was a member of the Society of American Artists; American Water Color Society; Society of Mural Painters; Society of Painters in Pastel, NY (president) and the Lotus Club.
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