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Blanc, (Jean Joseph) Louislocked

(1811–1882)
  • Georgios Varouxakis

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Blanc, (Jean Joseph) Louis (1811–1882), political thinker and exile, was born on 29 October 1811 in Madrid, where his father, Jean Charles Blanc, was a financial official in the Bonapartist government of Spain. His mother, Estella Pozzo di Borgo, was Corsican. Owing to his father's financial and psychological difficulties he was mostly brought up by his maternal grandmother in ...

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