Francis Ysidro Edgeworth

1845 - 1926

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Francis Ysidro Edgeworth (8 February 1845 – 13 February 1926) was an Anglo-Irish philosopher and political economist who made significant contributions to the methods of statistics during the 1880s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francis Ysidro Edgeworth has received more than 236,674 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Francis Ysidro Edgeworth is the 176th most popular economist (down from 162nd in 2019), the 89th most popular biography from Ireland (down from 77th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Irish Economist.

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Over the past year Francis Ysidro Edgeworth has had the most page views in the with 36,041 views, followed by Spanish (3,546), and Japanese (2,353). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Russian (240.73%), Arabic (174.57%), and Finnish (77.55%)


Among economists, Francis Ysidro Edgeworth ranks 176 out of 414Before him are Wilhelm Röpke, Pierre Leroux, George Shultz, Walter Eucken, Lars Peter Hansen, and Gustave de Molinari. After him are Sidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield, Nicholas Kaldor, Daniel Ellsberg, Jim Rogers, Michael Spence, and Eli Heckscher.

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Among people born in 1845, Francis Ysidro Edgeworth ranks 36Before him are Princess Sophie of Saxony, Tristan Corbière, Fernand Cormon, Infanta Antónia of Portugal, Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover, and Émile Boutroux. After him are Ödön Lechner, Harriet Backer, Eugène Grasset, Émile Baudot, Elihu Root, and Prince Ludwig August of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. Among people deceased in 1926, Francis Ysidro Edgeworth ranks 46Before him are Maria Letizia Bonaparte, Duchess of Aosta, Robert Todd Lincoln, Edwin Abbott Abbott, Nikolay Chkheidze, Désiré-Joseph Mercier, and Ye Wanyong. After him are Annie Oakley, Helen Allingham, Leonid Krasin, Katō Takaaki, Ivana Kobilca, and Victor Babeș.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Francis Ysidro Edgeworth ranks 89 out of 549Before him are Maureen O'Sullivan (1911), Eliza Lynch (1833), Andrew Graham (1815), Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh (1769), Oliver Goldsmith (1728), and Saint Kilian (640). After him are Kevin Roche (1922), Liam Cunningham (1961), Patrick Pearse (1879), Nicholas Aylward Vigors (1785), Dymphna (700), and Andrew Cunningham, 1st Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope (1883).

Among ECONOMISTS In Ireland

Among economists born in Ireland, Francis Ysidro Edgeworth ranks 2Before him are Richard Cantillon (1680).