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Benjamin Tucker

1854 - 1939

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Benjamin Ricketson Tucker (; April 17, 1854 – June 22, 1939) was an American anarchist and libertarian socialist. A 19th-century proponent of individualist anarchism which he called "unterrified Jeffersonianism", Tucker was the editor and publisher of the American individualist anarchist periodical Liberty (1881–1908) as well as a member of the socialist First International.Tucker harshly opposed state socialism and was a supporter of libertarian socialism which he termed anarchist or anarchistic socialism as well as a follower of mutualism. He connected the classical economics of Adam Smith and the Ricardian socialists as well as that of Josiah Warren, Karl Marx and Pierre-Joseph Proudhon to socialism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Benjamin Tucker has received more than 289,811 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Benjamin Tucker is the 188th most popular economist (up from 207th in 2019), the 3,310th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,480th in 2019) and the 60th most popular American Economist.

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Among ECONOMISTS

Among economists, Benjamin Tucker ranks 188 out of 315Before him are Oliver Hart, Jon Elster, Nikolay Danilevsky, Mancur Olson, Hyman Minsky, and Gustave de Molinari. After him are David D. Friedman, Adam Müller, Hernando de Soto Polar, Henry Hazlitt, Paul Volcker, and E. F. Schumacher.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1854, Benjamin Tucker ranks 54Before him are Isidor Gunsberg, Konstantin Jireček, Victor Babeș, Stefan Stambolov, Ottmar Mergenthaler, and Jacek Malczewski. After him are Adolf Erman, Thomas R. Marshall, Hertha Ayrton, Yehuda Pen, Christiaan de Wet, and Prince Thomas, Duke of Genoa. Among people deceased in 1939, Benjamin Tucker ranks 68Before him are Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin, Konstantin Somov, Kyōka Izumi, Armand Călinescu, Ivan Mosjoukine, and Eugène-Henri Gravelotte. After him are Gustavs Zemgals, Anna Coleman Ladd, Ottó Bláthy, Francisco León de la Barra, Charles Tournemire, and Archduke Leo Karl of Austria.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Benjamin Tucker ranks 3,310 out of 15,968Before him are J. T. Walsh (1943), Leo Ryan (1925), David Ogden Stiers (1942), Kenny Loggins (1948), Richard E. Bellman (1920), and Rick Barry (1944). After him are Winfield Scott (1786), Paul Gallico (1897), Kevin Mitnick (1963), Bill Cobbs (1934), Ralph Macchio (1961), and Jon Cryer (1965).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, Benjamin Tucker ranks 60Before him are James Heckman (1944), John Bates Clark (1847), Ben Bernanke (1953), Henry George (1839), Mancur Olson (1932), and Hyman Minsky (1919). After him are David D. Friedman (1945), Henry Hazlitt (1894), Paul Volcker (1927), William Baumol (1922), Peter Senge (1947), and Roger Myerson (1951).