Carl Menger

1840 - 1921

Carl Menger

Carl Menger (; German: [ˈmɛŋɐ]; February 23, 1840 – February 26, 1921) was an Austrian economist and the founder of the Austrian School of economics. Menger contributed to the development of the theory of marginalism (marginal utility), which rejected the cost-of-production theories of value, such as were developed by the classical economists such as Adam Smith and David Ricardo. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Menger has received more than 278,868 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 33rd most popular economist.

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Among economists, Carl Menger ranks 33 out of 288Before him are Ronald Coase, Jan Tinbergen, Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, Michael Porter, Wassily Leontief, and Joseph Stiglitz. After him are Elinor Ostrom, Alexander Hamilton, Friedrich List, Mario Draghi, Jacques Delors, and Werner Sombart.

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Among people born in 1840, Carl Menger ranks 14Before him are Odilon Redon, John Boyd Dunlop, Crazy Horse, Ernst Abbe, Edward Drinker Cope, and Carlota of Mexico. After him are Father Damien, Thomas Hardy, August Bebel, Richard von Krafft-Ebing, Hans Makart, and Edward Whymper. Among people deceased in 1921, Carl Menger ranks 9Before him are Peter Kropotkin, Gabriel Lippmann, Peter I of Serbia, John Boyd Dunlop, Ludwig III of Bavaria, and Talaat Pasha. After him are Antoni Grabowski, Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, Nicholas I of Montenegro, Roman von Ungern-Sternberg, Alfred Hermann Fried, and Alexander Blok.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Carl Menger ranks 88 out of 930Before him are Donald Tusk (1957), Saint Casimir (1458), Gerhard Domagk (1895), Anton Denikin (1872), Krzysztof Penderecki (1933), and Pola Negri (1897). After him are Béla I of Hungary (1016), Hanna Reitsch (1912), Kurt Student (1890), Emil von Behring (1854), Andrzej Sapkowski (1948), and Ferdinand von Richthofen (1833).

Among ECONOMISTS In Poland

Among economists born in Poland, Carl Menger ranks 1After him are Reinhard Selten (1930), Michał Kalecki (1899), Oskar R. Lange (1904), Leszek Balcerowicz (1947), Jan Krzysztof Bielecki (1951), and Sławomir Skrzypek (1963).

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