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Ladislaus Bortkiewicz

1868 - 1931

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Ladislaus Josephovich Bortkiewicz (7 August 1868 – 15 July 1931) was a Russian economist and statistician of Polish ancestry. He wrote a book showing how the Poisson distribution, a discrete probability distribution, can be useful in applied statistics, and he made contributions to mathematical economics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ladislaus Bortkiewicz has received more than 67,056 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Ladislaus Bortkiewicz is the 274th most popular economist (down from 262nd in 2019), the 1,656th most popular biography from Russia (down from 1,372nd in 2019) and the 7th most popular Russian Economist.

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Among ECONOMISTS

Among economists, Ladislaus Bortkiewicz ranks 274 out of 315Before him are Grigory Yavlinsky, Boediono, Pedro Solbes, Lawrence Summers, Anna Schwartz, and Jan Krzysztof Bielecki. After him are Martin Feldstein, Edith Abbott, Muriel Casals i Couturier, Euclid Tsakalotos, James Wilson, and Ha-Joon Chang.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1868, Ladislaus Bortkiewicz ranks 147Before him are Dinuzulu kaCetshwayo, Federico Tinoco Granados, Granville Bantock, Hélène de Pourtalès, Annie S. D. Maunder, and Augusto Pestana. After him are Karl Röderer, Victor Cavendish, 9th Duke of Devonshire, Charles Wallace Richmond, Spottiswoode Aitken, Sophia Hayden, and Mariano Trías. Among people deceased in 1931, Ladislaus Bortkiewicz ranks 109Before him are Luigi Galleani, Juan Zorrilla de San Martín, Edward Goodrich Acheson, Art Acord, David Starr Jordan, and David Belasco. After him are Emilio Aceval, James Neill, John Monash, George Whitefield Chadwick, Daniel Chester French, and Alma Rubens.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Ladislaus Bortkiewicz ranks 1,656 out of 2,688Before him are Suleyman Kerimov (1966), Yuri Shevchuk (1957), Oleg Taktarov (1967), Sainkho Namtchylak (1957), Dmitri Radchenko (1970), and Pavel Sadyrin (1942). After him are Evgeni Berzin (1970), Abdul-Halim Sadulayev (1966), Yakov Polonsky (1819), Gennadi Gusarov (1937), Vladimir Fedotov (1943), and Alexandra Zabelina (1937).

Among ECONOMISTS In Russia

Among economists born in Russia, Ladislaus Bortkiewicz ranks 7Before him are Nikolai Kondratiev (1892), Leonid Hurwicz (1917), Nikolay Danilevsky (1822), Eugen Slutsky (1880), Alexander Chayanov (1888), and Leonid Abalkin (1930). After him are Tatyana Golikova (1966) and Arkady Dvorkovich (1972).