Alfred Marshall

1842 - 1924

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Alfred Marshall (26 July 1842 – 13 July 1924) was an English economist, who was one of the most influential economists of his time. His book, Principles of Economics (1890), was the dominant economic textbook in England for many years. It brought the ideas of supply and demand, marginal utility, and costs of production into a coherent whole. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfred Marshall has received more than 1,039,028 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Alfred Marshall is the 11th most popular economist, the 163rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 177th in 2019) and the 6th most popular British Economist.

Alfred Marshall is most famous for his book, Principles of Economics, which is considered the first modern economics textbook.

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Among economists, Alfred Marshall ranks 11 out of 315Before him are John Stuart Mill, David Ricardo, Milton Friedman, Friedrich Hayek, Vilfredo Pareto, and Joseph Schumpeter. After him are François Quesnay, Hjalmar Schacht, Ludwig von Mises, John Law, Philip Kotler, and Paul Samuelson.

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Among people born in 1842, Alfred Marshall ranks 5Before him are Abdul Hamid II, William James, Stéphane Mallarmé, and Peter Kropotkin. After him are Jules Massenet, Karl May, Josef Breuer, John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, Camille Flammarion, Paul Lafargue, and Dominic Savio. Among people deceased in 1924, Alfred Marshall ranks 7Before him are Vladimir Lenin, Franz Kafka, Giacomo Puccini, Anatole France, Woodrow Wilson, and Joseph Conrad. After him are Louis Sullivan, Gabriel Fauré, Carl Spitteler, Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria, Frances Hodgson Burnett, and Ferruccio Busoni.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Alfred Marshall ranks 163 out of 6,924Before him are Rosalind Franklin (1920), Mark Knopfler (1949), Mary Wollstonecraft (1759), Humphry Davy (1778), Joseph Priestley (1733), and Mick Jagger (1943). After him are William Gilbert (1544), Francis Crick (1916), Howard Carter (1874), Anne, Queen of Great Britain (1665), Edward Smith (1850), and Rowan Atkinson (1955).

Among ECONOMISTS In United Kingdom

Among economists born in United Kingdom, Alfred Marshall ranks 6Before him are Adam Smith (1723), John Maynard Keynes (1883), Thomas Robert Malthus (1766), John Stuart Mill (1806), and David Ricardo (1772). After him are John Law (1671), William Petty (1623), Ronald Coase (1910), John Hicks (1904), Benjamin Graham (1894), and William Stanley Jevons (1835).