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John Maynard Keynes

1883 - 1946

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John Maynard Keynes, 1st Baron Keynes ( KAYNZ; 5 June 1883 – 21 April 1946) was an English economist and philosopher whose ideas fundamentally changed the theory and practice of macroeconomics and the economic policies of governments. Originally trained in mathematics, he built on and greatly refined earlier work on the causes of business cycles. One of the most influential economists of the 20th century, he produced writings that are the basis for the school of thought known as Keynesian economics, and its various offshoots. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Maynard Keynes has received more than 5,667,927 page views. His biography is available in 123 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 121 in 2019). John Maynard Keynes is the 3rd most popular economist, the 29th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 33rd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular British Economist.

John Maynard Keynes is most famous for his work on macroeconomics. He believed that the government should take a more active role in managing the economy, which is why he is often called a "Keynesian."

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Among economists, John Maynard Keynes ranks 3 out of 315Before him are Adam Smith and Karl Marx. After him are David Ricardo, Thomas Robert Malthus, John Stuart Mill, Milton Friedman, Friedrich Hayek, Vilfredo Pareto, Joseph Schumpeter, François Quesnay, and Alfred Marshall.

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Among people born in 1883, John Maynard Keynes ranks 4Before him are Benito Mussolini, Franz Kafka, and Coco Chanel. After him are Karl Jaspers, Walter Gropius, Khalil Gibran, Joseph Schumpeter, Anton Webern, Nikos Kazantzakis, Jaroslav Hašek, and Lev Kamenev. Among people deceased in 1946, John Maynard Keynes ranks 1After him are Hermann Göring, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Wilhelm Keitel, H. G. Wells, Alfred Rosenberg, Alfred Jodl, John Logie Baird, Hans Frank, Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Arthur Seyss-Inquart, and Ion Antonescu.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, John Maynard Keynes ranks 29 out of 7,765Before him are Alfred Hitchcock (1899), Richard I of England (1157), Charles Dickens (1812), James Cook (1728), Alexander Fleming (1881), and Anne Boleyn (1501). After him are Mary, Queen of Scots (1542), Robert Hooke (1635), Lord Byron (1788), Jane Austen (1775), John Dalton (1766), and David Hume (1711).

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Among economists born in United Kingdom, John Maynard Keynes ranks 2Before him are Adam Smith (1723). After him are David Ricardo (1772), Thomas Robert Malthus (1766), John Stuart Mill (1806), Alfred Marshall (1842), John Law (1671), William Petty (1623), Ronald Coase (1910), Benjamin Graham (1894), John Hicks (1904), and William Stanley Jevons (1835).