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 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 528,694 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). James Mill is the 79th most popular economist (up from 82nd in 2019), the 760th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 726th in 2019) and the 14th most popular British 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, James Mill ranks 79 out of 315Before him are Cornelius Castoriadis, Robert Mundell, Trygve Haavelmo, George Akerlof, Reinhard Selten, and Richard Thaler. After him are James M. Buchanan, Edmund Phelps, John Harsanyi, Silvio Gesell, Gottfried Feder, and W. Arthur Lewis.

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Among people born in 1773, James Mill ranks 8Before him are Louis Philippe I, William Henry Harrison, Thomas Young, Ludwig Tieck, Friedrich Mohs, and Robert Brown. After him are Aimé Bonpland, Louis I of Etruria, Jean Charles Léonard de Sismondi, Luisa of Naples and Sicily, Maria Theresa of Austria-Este, Queen of Sardinia, and Thérésa Tallien. Among people deceased in 1836, James Mill ranks 15Before him are Maria Malibran, Princess Wilhelmine of Baden, Claude-Louis Navier, Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, Nathan Mayer Rothschild, and Anton Reicha. After him are Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier, Anthony of Saxony, Antoine Destutt de Tracy, Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein, Maria Cristina of Savoy, and Aaron Burr.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, James Mill ranks 760 out of 6,924Before him are John Cale (1942), Bryan Ferry (1945), Bill Wyman (1936), Chaim Herzog (1918), Kenneth Branagh (1960), and Pete Townshend (1945). After him are Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey (1764), Paul Grice (1913), Tim Roth (1961), Arthur Cayley (1821), Joseph Wright of Derby (1734), and Stanley Rous (1895).

Among ECONOMISTS In United Kingdom

Among economists born in United Kingdom, James Mill ranks 14Before him are William Petty (1623), Ronald Coase (1910), John Hicks (1904), Benjamin Graham (1894), William Stanley Jevons (1835), and Arthur Cecil Pigou (1877). After him are Thomas Mun (1571), Richard Stone (1913), James Meade (1907), Joan Robinson (1903), Clive Granger (1934), and Kenneth E. Boulding (1910).