Blum, Robert, b. Cologne (Germany), Nov. 10, 1804, d. Vienna, Nov. 9, 1848 (executed), German politician. Sent to Vienna by the Liberal Party in 1848; sentenced to death and shot after Prince A. (I) of Windischgraetz's victory in Vienna during the Oktoberrevolution.
Literature: H. Hirsch (ed.), Dokumente, Referate, Diskussionen - R. B. symposium Berlin 1982, 1987.