David Ricardo

1772 - 1823

David Ricardo

David Ricardo (18 April 1772 – 11 September 1823) was a British political economist, one of the most influential of the classical economists along with Thomas Malthus, Adam Smith and James Mill. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Ricardo has received more than 1,433,034 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4th most popular economist.

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Among economists, David Ricardo ranks 4 out of 288Before him are Karl Marx, Adam Smith, and John Maynard Keynes. After him are John Stuart Mill, Thomas Robert Malthus, Friedrich Hayek, Milton Friedman, Vilfredo Pareto, Joseph Schumpeter, Alfred Marshall, and Hjalmar Schacht.

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Among people born in 1772, David Ricardo ranks 1After him are Novalis, Charles Fourier, William I of the Netherlands, Friedrich Schlegel, Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Ram Mohan Roy, Fath-Ali Shah Qajar, Nachman of Breslov, and Louis Antoine, Duke of Enghien. Among people deceased in 1823, David Ricardo ranks 1After him are Pope Pius VII, Edward Jenner, Louis-Nicolas Davout, Lazare Carnot, Ann Radcliffe, Jacques Charles, Giovanni Battista Belzoni, André-Jacques Garnerin, Abraham-Louis Breguet, Edmund Cartwright, and Charles François Dumouriez.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, David Ricardo ranks 52 out of 5,347Before him are Sean Connery (1930), John Dalton (1766), Anne, Queen of Great Britain (1665), Anthony Hopkins (1937), Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell (1857), and Oliver Cromwell (1599). After him are Cecil Rhodes (1853), Ivar the Boneless (900), Richard Burton (1925), Alfred the Great (849), John Stuart Mill (1806), and Virginia Woolf (1882).

Among ECONOMISTS In United Kingdom

Among economists born in United Kingdom, David Ricardo ranks 3Before him are Adam Smith (1723) and John Maynard Keynes (1883). After him are John Stuart Mill (1806), Thomas Robert Malthus (1766), Alfred Marshall (1842), John Law (1671), William Petty (1623), Ronald Coase (1910), John Hicks (1904), Benjamin Graham (1894), and William Stanley Jevons (1835).