Lionel Robbins

1898 - 1984

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Lionel Charles Robbins, Baron Robbins, (22 November 1898 – 15 May 1984) was a British economist, and prominent member of the economics department at the London School of Economics (LSE). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lionel Robbins has received more than 382,725 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Lionel Robbins is the 178th most popular economist (up from 193rd in 2019), the 1,762nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,876th in 2019) and the 27th most popular British Economist.

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Among economists, Lionel Robbins ranks 178 out of 315Before him are Ben Bernanke, Israel Kirzner, Bertrand de Jouvenel, Henry George, John A. Hobson, and Sidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield. After him are Walter Eucken, Lujo Brentano, Hans-Hermann Hoppe, Oliver Hart, Jon Elster, and Nikolay Danilevsky.

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Among people born in 1898, Lionel Robbins ranks 103Before him are Kang Sheng, Vilhelm Moberg, Vladimir Fock, Fyodor Kuznetsov, Jacques Doriot, and Gulzarilal Nanda. After him are Marcel Griaule, José María Gil-Robles y Quiñones, Albert Lutuli, Ferenc Plattkó, Helmut Hasse, and Kaj Munk. Among people deceased in 1984, Lionel Robbins ranks 83Before him are Gaëtan Dugas, Trygve Bratteli, Souvanna Phouma, Pavel Batitsky, Josyf Slipyj, and Faina Ranevskaya. After him are Big Mama Thornton, Nodar Dumbadze, Toni Turek, Jüri Lossmann, Uladzimir Karatkievich, and Alexis Korner.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Lionel Robbins ranks 1,762 out of 6,924Before him are Tobias Smollett (1721), Glenn Murcutt (1936), Frances de la Tour (1944), Anne Lister (1791), Sidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield (1859), and Trevor Howard (1913). After him are Malo (487), Cathy Berberian (1925), Sidney Paget (1860), Walter Bagehot (1826), Malcolm Arnold (1921), and Eric Campbell (1880).

Among ECONOMISTS In United Kingdom

Among economists born in United Kingdom, Lionel Robbins ranks 27Before him are James Mirrlees (1936), Angus Deaton (1945), Henry Sidgwick (1838), Israel Kirzner (1930), John A. Hobson (1858), and Sidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield (1859). After him are Oliver Hart (1948), Harriet Martineau (1802), Roy Harrod (1900), Harold Laski (1893), Maurice Dobb (1900), and Nassau William Senior (1790).