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Bloch, Ivan Stanislavovich
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Bloch, Ivan Stanislavovich

(August 24, 1836, Radom – January 6, 1902, Warsaw), Polish economist. Born into a poor family, the Warsaw-based banker applied himself to financing the construction of the Russian railway network between the Baltic and the Black Sea. He became very wealthy as a result and published several volumes on the general aspects of this activity. As a Jewish convert to Calvinism Bloch was an outspoken supporter of the Jewish community in the Tsarist Empire and wrote a number of bo…

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Dülffer, Jost, “Bloch, Ivan Stanislavovich”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 31 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2015

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