Blanc, Louis, 1811-1882

Blanc, Louis, 1811-1882



  • Existence: 1811 - 1882


Louis Jean Joseph Charles Blanc ( 29 October 1811 – 6 December 1882) was a French politician and historian. A socialist who favored reforms, he called for the creation of cooperatives in order to guarantee employment for the urban poor. Although Blanc's ideas of the workers' cooperatives were never realized, his political and social ideas greatly contributed to the development of socialism in France.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Dominique Francois Jean Arago letter

Mss 000256
Identifier: Mss 000256
Date(s): undated

In English.