Robert Blum (10 November 1807 - 9 November 1848) was a German politician and member of the National Assembly of 1848. Events 1444 - Battle of Varna: The crusading forces of King Vladislaus III of Varna (aka Ulaszlo I of Hungary and Wladyslaw Year 1807 ( MDCCCVII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Events 694 - Egica, a king of the Visigoths of Hispania, accuses Jews of aiding Muslims sentencing all Year 1848 ( MDCCCXLVIII) was a Leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Leap Despite the lack of a German nation state prior to 1871 the History of Germany dates back to the era of the Germanic tribes. " Germany " at the time of the Revolutions of 1848 had been a collection of 39 States loosely bound together in the German Confederation.
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. For the game see 1830 (board game. Year 1830 ( MDCCCXXX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display 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. This sort of fix restores section edit linkpoints to where they belong Year 1832 ( MDCCCXXXII) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian A Masonic Lodge, often termed a Private Lodge or Constituent Lodge in Books of Constitutions is the basic organisation of Freemasonry.
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. Year 1839 ( MDCCCXXXIX) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common The Free State of Saxony (Freistaat Sachsen ˈzaksən Swobodny Stat Sakska is the easternmost federal state of Germany. In 1845, Blum organized the first German-catholic synod in Leipzig that marked the beginning of Germany's humanist free religious movement. Year 1845 ( MDCCCXLV) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common A synod (also known as a council) is a council of a church, usually a Christian church convened to decide an issue of doctrine administration or application
In 1848, Blum was sent to Frankfurt to join the National Assembly. Year 1848 ( MDCCCXLVIII) was a Leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Leap As the leader of the radical liberal fraction, he strongly opposed the Malmö Treaty between Denmark and Prussia that abolished Schleswig-Holstein's democratically elected government. The Kingdom of Denmark ( ˈd̥ænmɑɡ̊ (archaic ˈd̥anmɑːɡ̊ commonly known as Denmark, is a country in the Scandinavian region of northern Europe Prussia ( Latin: Borussia, Prutenia; Prūsija Prūsija Prusy Old Prussian: Prūsa) was most recently a historic state is the northernmost of the 16 ''Bundesländer'' in Germany. The former English name was Sleswick-Holsatia the Danish name is He was also one of the most vocal supporters of popular sovereignty. Sovereignty is the exclusive Right to control a Government, a country, a people or oneself When in October revolutionary fighting broke out in Vienna, Blum travelled there and joined the revolutionary forces. From March 1848 through July 1849 the Habsburg Austrian Empire was threatened by revolutionary movements Vienna ( in Wien; see also other names) is the Capital of Austria, and is also one of the nine States of Austria. He was arrested on 4 November and executed on 9 November. Events 1333 - Flood of the Arno River, causing massive damage in Florence as recorded by the Florentine chronicler Giovanni Villani Events 694 - Egica, a king of the Visigoths of Hispania, accuses Jews of aiding Muslims sentencing all 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). Schicksalstag (literally day of fate) is a label often used for 9 November due to the special importance of this day in German history.