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Adolph Wagner

1835 - 1917

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Adolph Wagner (25 March 1835 – 8 November 1917) was a German economist and politician, a leading Kathedersozialist (academic socialist) and public finance scholar and advocate of agrarianism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adolph Wagner has received more than 65,301 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Adolph Wagner is the 128th most popular economist (down from 101st in 2019), the 1,359th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,153rd in 2019) and the 13th most popular German Economist.

Adolph Wagner was a German economist who is most famous for his work in the field of social insurance.

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Among economists, Adolph Wagner ranks 128 out of 315Before him are Oskar Morgenstern, George Stigler, W. Arthur Lewis, James Meade, Robert Fogel, and Zhou Youguang. After him are Edward C. Prescott, Michael Spence, Jim Rogers, Franz Oppenheimer, Robert Reich, and Ernest Mandel.

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Among people born in 1835, Adolph Wagner ranks 26Before him are Nikolai Rubinstein, Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern, Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Shoqan Walikhanov, Iwasaki Yatarō, and Elisha Gray. After him are Hijikata Toshizō, Sai Baba of Shirdi, Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, Simon Newcomb, Maria Alexandrovna Ulyanova, and Mendele Mocher Sforim. Among people deceased in 1917, Adolph Wagner ranks 26Before him are Hussein Kamel of Egypt, Dadabhai Naoroji, Liliʻuokalani, Jean Gaston Darboux, Radomir Putnik, and Léon Bloy. After him are Ferdinand Georg Frobenius, Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia, Hugo Simberg, Maximilian von Prittwitz, Gustav von Schmoller, and Georges Guynemer.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Adolph Wagner ranks 1,359 out of 6,142Before him are Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1778), Carl Loewe (1796), Wolf Vostell (1932), Louis III, Grand Duke of Hesse (1806), Sophie Magdalene of Brandenburg-Kulmbach (1700), and Bruno the Great (925). After him are Joachim Fest (1926), Albert II, Margrave of Meissen (1240), Walther von Seydlitz-Kurzbach (1888), Melitta Bentz (1873), Stéphane Hessel (1917), and Hermine Reuss of Greiz (1887).

Among ECONOMISTS In Germany

Among economists born in Germany, Adolph Wagner ranks 13Before him are Gottfried Feder (1883), Eugen Dühring (1833), Hermann Heinrich Gossen (1810), Alfred Weber (1868), Lorenz von Stein (1815), and Oskar Morgenstern (1902). After him are Franz Oppenheimer (1864), Ernest Mandel (1923), Ernst Engel (1821), Gustav von Schmoller (1838), Hans-Hermann Hoppe (1949), and Wilhelm Röpke (1899).