Alexander Hamilton

1755 - 1804

Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755 or 1757 – July 12, 1804) was an American statesman, politician, legal scholar, military commander, lawyer, banker, and economist. He was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He was an influential interpreter and promoter of the U.S. Constitution, as well as the founder of the nation's financial system, the Federalist Party, the United States Coast Guard, and the New York Post newspaper. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Hamilton has received more than 38,727,170 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 35th most popular economist.

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Among economists, Alexander Hamilton ranks 35 out of 288Before him are Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, Michael Porter, Wassily Leontief, Joseph Stiglitz, Carl Menger, and Elinor Ostrom. After him are Friedrich List, Mario Draghi, Jacques Delors, Werner Sombart, Maurice Allais, and Karl Polanyi.

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Among people born in 1755, Alexander Hamilton ranks 8Before him are Louis XVIII of France, Samuel Hahnemann, Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, James Parkinson, Axel von Fersen the Younger, and Paul Barras. After him are Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, Georges Couthon, Jan Henryk Dąbrowski, François Joseph Lefebvre, Gerhard von Scharnhorst, and Anthony of Saxony. Among people deceased in 1804, Alexander Hamilton ranks 5Before him are Immanuel Kant, Joseph Priestley, Jacques Necker, and Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot. After him are Archduchess Maria Amalia of Austria, Johann Friedrich Gmelin, Pierre Méchain, Wolfgang von Kempelen, Louis Antoine, Duke of Enghien, Princess Carolina of Parma, and Jean-Charles Pichegru.

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In Saint Kitts and Nevis

Among people born in Saint Kitts and Nevis, Alexander Hamilton ranks 1 out of 5After him are Cuthbert Sebastian (1921), Denzil Douglas (1953), Joan Armatrading (1950), and Kim Collins (1976).

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Among economists born in Saint Kitts and Nevis, Alexander Hamilton ranks 1