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James Mill

1773 - 1836

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James Mill (born James Milne; 6 April 1773 – 23 June 1836) was a Scottish historian, economist, political theorist, and philosopher. He is counted among the founders of the Ricardian school of economics. He also wrote The History of British India(1817) and was one of the prominent historians to take colonial approach. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Mill has received more than 559,480 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). James Mill is the 69th most popular economist (up from 79th in 2019), the 629th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 760th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Economist.

James Mill is most famous for his work with the utilitarianism philosophy. He also wrote a book called "The History of British India" which is a history of the British rule in India.

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Among ECONOMISTS

Among economists, James Mill ranks 69 out of 315Before him are William Stanley Jevons, Oliver E. Williamson, Henry Mintzberg, Robert Lucas Jr., Eugen Böhm von Bawerk, and Jacques Delors. After him are Wang Anshi, James Tobin, Reinhard Selten, Tansu Çiller, Trygve Haavelmo, and Nikolai Kondratiev.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1773, James Mill ranks 8Before him are Louis Philippe I, Thomas Young, Robert Brown, William Henry Harrison, Ludwig Tieck, and Friedrich Mohs. After him are Louis I of Etruria, Maria Theresa of Austria-Este, Queen of Sardinia, Aimé Bonpland, Thérésa Tallien, Jean Charles Léonard de Sismondi, and Armand-Augustin-Louis de Caulaincourt. Among people deceased in 1836, James Mill ranks 10Before him are Letizia Ramolino, Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès, Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle, William Godwin, Maria Malibran, and Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier. After him are Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, Davy Crockett, Princess Wilhelmine of Baden, Anthony of Saxony, Anton Reicha, and Nathan Mayer Rothschild.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, James Mill ranks 629 out of 7,765Before him are Robert Peel (1788), Diana Wynne Jones (1934), Bill Nighy (1949), Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia (1596), Julian Huxley (1887), and Emperor Norton (1818). After him are Karl Pearson (1857), Julie Walters (1950), Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk (1484), Jane Seymour (1951), Thomas Bayes (1702), and John Henry Newman (1801).

Among ECONOMISTS In United Kingdom

Among economists born in United Kingdom, James Mill ranks 13Before him are John Law (1671), William Petty (1623), Ronald Coase (1910), Benjamin Graham (1894), John Hicks (1904), and William Stanley Jevons (1835). After him are Arthur Cecil Pigou (1877), Thomas Mun (1571), Richard Stone (1913), James Meade (1907), Clive Granger (1934), and Joan Robinson (1903).