Ludwig von Mises

1881 - 1973

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Ludwig Heinrich Edler von Mises (German: [ˈluːtvɪç fɔn ˈmiːzəs]; 29 September 1881 – 10 October 1973) was an Austrian–American Austrian School economist, historian, logician, and sociologist. Mises wrote and lectured extensively on the societal contributions of classical liberalism and the power of consumers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ludwig von Mises has received more than 2,054,587 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Ludwig von Mises is the 14th most popular economist, the 27th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 26th in 2019) and the most popular Ukrainian Economist.

Ludwig von Mises is most famous for his contributions to the Austrian School of Economics. He is also known for his work in the fields of economic theory, business cycles, and social philosophy.

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Over the past year Ludwig von Mises has had the most page views in the with 276,187 views, followed by Spanish (84,505), and German (46,216). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Lombard (156.29%), Ido (118.33%), and Pashto (95.69%)


Among economists, Ludwig von Mises ranks 14 out of 414Before him are Milton Friedman, Vilfredo Pareto, Joseph Schumpeter, Frédéric Passy, Alfred Marshall, and François Quesnay. After him are Klaus Schwab, John Law, Gunnar Myrdal, Paul Samuelson, Jean-Baptiste Say, and Mario Draghi.

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Among people born in 1881, Ludwig von Mises ranks 13Before him are Asta Nielsen, Lu Xun, Anna Pavlova, Alexander Kerensky, Hans Kelsen, and Enver Pasha. After him are Kliment Voroshilov, Walther von Brauchitsch, Roger Martin du Gard, Clinton Davisson, Guccio Gucci, and Fernand Léger. Among people deceased in 1973, Ludwig von Mises ranks 17Before him are Abebe Bikila, Hans Kelsen, İsmet İnönü, Walter Ulbricht, J. Hans D. Jensen, and Ivan Konev. After him are John Ford, Paavo Nurmi, Pearl S. Buck, Henri Charrière, Max Horkheimer, and Pablo Casals.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Ludwig von Mises ranks 27 out of 1,365Before him are Stanisław Leszczyński (1677), Stefania Turkewich (1898), Anna Akhmatova (1889), Viktor Yushchenko (1954), Leonid Kuchma (1938), and Élie Metchnikoff (1845). After him are Kliment Voroshilov (1881), Lyudmila Pavlichenko (1916), Vaslav Nijinsky (1889), Edgar de Wahl (1867), Sergei Korolev (1906), and Wilhelm Reich (1897).

Among ECONOMISTS In Ukraine

Among economists born in Ukraine, Ludwig von Mises ranks 1After him are Abba P. Lerner (1903), Grigory Yavlinsky (1952), Alexander Gerschenkron (1904), Zbigniew Messner (1929), Paul A. Baran (1909), and Rose Friedman (1910).