Benjamin Tucker

1854 - 1939

Benjamin Tucker

Benjamin Ricketson Tucker (; April 17, 1854 – June 22, 1939) was an American anarchist and 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 230,148 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 207th most popular economist.

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Among economists, Benjamin Tucker ranks 207 out of 288Before him are Hyman Minsky, Michel Camdessus, Paul Volcker, Henry Hazlitt, Fritz Machlup, and Ragnar Nurkse. After him are Paul Sweezy, Alvin E. Roth, Stanley Fischer, Harriet Martineau, Abba P. Lerner, and John A. Hobson.

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Among people born in 1854, Benjamin Tucker ranks 64Before him are Johan Turi, Giovanni Battista Grassi, Joan Alcover, Franz Rohr von Denta, Ottmar Mergenthaler, and José Canalejas. After him are Cornelis Lely, Alexandru Marghiloman, Niels Neergaard, Ruth Belville, Alexandru Macedonski, and Hermann von Struve. Among people deceased in 1939, Benjamin Tucker ranks 71Before him are Ivan Mosjoukine, Ottó Bláthy, Danilo, Crown Prince of Montenegro, Fyodor Raskolnikov, Charles Tournemire, and Stanisław Leśniewski. After him are Alice Brady, Patriarch Miron of Romania, Hedwiga Rosenbaumová, Frank Watson Dyson, Kálmán Darányi, and Olav Duun.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Benjamin Tucker ranks 3,483 out of 12,171Before him are Annie Sprinkle (null), Eileen Brennan (1932), David Boreanaz (1969), Jeff Kinney (1971), David Lee Roth (1954), and Rob Cohen (1949). After him are Lorraine Gary (1937), Gilbert Stuart (1755), Terrence Howard (1969), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (1981), Roderick MacKinnon (1956), and Andrew Fire (1959).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, Benjamin Tucker ranks 70Before him are David D. Friedman (1945), Peter Senge (1947), Alvin Hansen (1887), Hyman Minsky (1919), Paul Volcker (1927), and Henry Hazlitt (1894). After him are Paul Sweezy (1910), Alvin E. Roth (1951), Arthur Melvin Okun (1928), Jeffrey Sachs (1954), Leo Huberman (null), and Max O. Lorenz (1876).