The surname Block was first found in Pomerania, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that eastern region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the
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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Block research.Another 98 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1787, 1631, 1690, 1642, 1719, 1723, 1799, 1749 and 1839 are included under the topic Early Block History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Prominent bearers of the name Block at this time were Benjamin Block, or Blok (1631-1690) German-Hungarian Baroque painter, known for his portraits; Anna Katharina Block (1642-1719), a German Baroque flower painter; Mark Eliezer Bloch (1723-1799), a well-known naturalist specializing in the study... Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Block Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.