Henry Sidgwick

1838 - 1900

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Henry Sidgwick (; 31 May 1838 – 28 August 1900) was an English utilitarian philosopher and economist. He was the Knightbridge Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of Cambridge from 1883 until his death, and is best known in philosophy for his utilitarian treatise The Methods of Ethics. He was one of the founders and first president of the Society for Psychical Research and a member of the Metaphysical Society and promoted the higher education of women. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Sidgwick has received more than 248,867 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Henry Sidgwick is the 171st most popular economist (up from 184th in 2019), the 1,638th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,789th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular British Economist.

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Among economists, Henry Sidgwick ranks 171 out of 315Before him are Raymond Barre, Christopher A. Pissarides, Eli Heckscher, Piero Sraffa, Bengt Holmström, and John Bates Clark. After him are Ben Bernanke, Israel Kirzner, Bertrand de Jouvenel, Henry George, John A. Hobson, and Sidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield.

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Among people born in 1838, Henry Sidgwick ranks 42Before him are Vatroslav Jagić, Edwin Abbott Abbott, Fredrik Idestam, Prince Louis, Count of Trani, John Muir, and Konstanty Kalinowski. After him are Duke Philipp of Württemberg, Jean-Paul Laurens, James Craig Watson, George William Hill, Nicolae Grigorescu, and Friedrich Konrad Beilstein. Among people deceased in 1900, Henry Sidgwick ranks 37Before him are Joseph Bertrand, Vasily Kalinnikov, Duchess Alexandra of Oldenburg, Eugenio Beltrami, Stephen Crane, and Birsa Munda. After him are Mihály Munkácsy, Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, Johan Peter Emilius Hartmann, Sergei Korsakoff, Peter Waage, and Hermann Levi.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Henry Sidgwick ranks 1,638 out of 6,924Before him are Edward the Exile (1016), Herbert Read (1893), Ronnie Biggs (1929), Orderic Vitalis (1075), Prince Henri of Orléans (1867), and William Parry (1790). After him are Walter Crane (1845), Irvine Welsh (1957), Limahl (1958), James Finlayson (1887), James Broun-Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie (1812), and Louise, Princess Royal (1867).

Among ECONOMISTS In United Kingdom

Among economists born in United Kingdom, Henry Sidgwick ranks 23Before him are James Meade (1907), Joan Robinson (1903), Clive Granger (1934), Kenneth E. Boulding (1910), James Mirrlees (1936), and Angus Deaton (1945). After him are Israel Kirzner (1930), John A. Hobson (1858), Sidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield (1859), Lionel Robbins (1898), Oliver Hart (1948), and Harriet Martineau (1802).