Alfred Marshall

1842 - 1924

Alfred Marshall

Alfred Marshall (26 July 1842 – 13 July 1924) 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 brings 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 764,748 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 11th most popular economist.

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Among economists, Alfred Marshall ranks 11 out of 288Before him are John Stuart Mill, Thomas Robert Malthus, Friedrich Hayek, Milton Friedman, Vilfredo Pareto, and Joseph Schumpeter. After him are Hjalmar Schacht, Ludwig von Mises, Frédéric Passy, François Quesnay, Philip Kotler, and Henri Fayol.

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Among people born in 1842, Alfred Marshall ranks 5Before him are Abdul Hamid II, William James, Peter Kropotkin, and Stéphane Mallarmé. After him are John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, Karl May, Jules Massenet, Josef Breuer, Dominic Savio, Camille Flammarion, and Paul Lafargue. Among people deceased in 1924, Alfred Marshall ranks 9Before him are Giacomo Puccini, Anatole France, Woodrow Wilson, Joseph Conrad, Louis Sullivan, and Gabriel Fauré. After him are Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria, Carl Spitteler, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Ferruccio Busoni, Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, and George Mallory.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Alfred Marshall ranks 177 out of 5,347Before him are Ada Lovelace (1815), Mick Jagger (1943), William Ramsay (1852), Thomas Henry Huxley (1825), Rosalind Franklin (1920), and Boudica (33). After him are Æthelstan (895), Jeff Beck (1944), Charles Thomson Rees Wilson (1869), Theresa May (1956), Alan Rickman (1946), and Joseph Priestley (1733).

Among ECONOMISTS In United Kingdom

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