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Anne Robert Jacques Turgot

1727 - 1781

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Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, Baron de l'Aulne ( toor-GOH; French: [tyʁgo]; 10 May 1727 – 18 March 1781), commonly known as Turgot, was a French economist and statesman. Originally considered a physiocrat, he is today best remembered as an early advocate for economic liberalism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anne Robert Jacques Turgot has received more than 312,908 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Anne Robert Jacques Turgot is the 27th most popular economist (down from 25th in 2019), the 471st most popular biography from France (up from 483rd in 2019) and the 5th most popular French Economist.

Anne Robert Jacques Turgot was a French economist and statesman. He is most famous for his work in reforming the French economy.

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Among economists, Anne Robert Jacques Turgot ranks 27 out of 315Before him are Amartya Sen, John Law, Michael Porter, Joseph Stiglitz, Herbert A. Simon, and Simon Kuznets. After him are William Petty, Carl Menger, Barack Obama Sr., Klaus Schwab, Alexander Hamilton, and Ronald Coase.

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Among people born in 1727, Anne Robert Jacques Turgot ranks 1After him are Thomas Gainsborough, Empress Xiaoyichun, Maximilian III Joseph, Elector of Bavaria, Louise Élisabeth of France, Jean-Georges Noverre, Henriette of France, Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Luis of Spain, Count of Chinchón, Ercole III d'Este, Duke of Modena, and Michel Adanson. Among people deceased in 1781, Anne Robert Jacques Turgot ranks 2Before him is Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. After him are Mariana Victoria of Spain, Túpac Amaru II, Abram Petrovich Gannibal, Josef Mysliveček, Franz Joseph I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Ablai Khan, Faustina Bordoni, Jean-Frédéric Phélypeaux, Count of Maurepas, John Needham, and Túpac Katari.

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In France

Among people born in France, Anne Robert Jacques Turgot ranks 471 out of 6,011Before him are Paul Bocuse (1926), Camille Desmoulins (1760), Gabriel Marcel (1889), Charles Messier (1730), Jacques Le Goff (1924), and Jean-Marie Le Pen (1928). After him are Jean-François Lyotard (1924), Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans (1747), Karl Brandt (1904), Hugues de Payens (1074), Carlos Gardel (1890), and Christine Lagarde (1956).

Among ECONOMISTS In France

Among economists born in France, Anne Robert Jacques Turgot ranks 5Before him are Vilfredo Pareto (1848), François Quesnay (1694), Frédéric Passy (1822), and Jean-Baptiste Say (1767). After him are Léon Walras (1834), Dominique Strauss-Kahn (1949), Frédéric Bastiat (1801), Maurice Allais (1911), Jacques Delors (1925), Jean-Claude Trichet (1942), and Gérard Debreu (1921).