Nassau William Senior

1790 - 1864

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Nassau William Senior (; 26 September 1790 – 4 June 1864), was an English lawyer known as an economist. He was also a government adviser over several decades on economic and social policy on which he wrote extensively. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nassau William Senior has received more than 98,969 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Nassau William Senior is the 223rd most popular economist (down from 216th in 2019), the 2,271st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,174th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular British Economist.

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Among economists, Nassau William Senior ranks 223 out of 414Before him are William Baumol, E. F. Schumacher, Giovanni Arrighi, Chester Barnard, Adam Müller, and Martín de Azpilcueta. After him are Olivier Blanchard, David D. Friedman, Jules Dupuit, Paul Milgrom, Thomas Sowell, and Albert O. Hirschman.

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Among people born in 1790, Nassau William Senior ranks 29Before him are Karol Lipiński, William Smith, Manuel Blanco Encalada, Johann Jakob Heckel, James Pradier, and Claude Pouillet. After him are Ferenc Kölcsey, Simon von Stampfer, Ferdinand Raimund, Sergei Petrovich Trubetskoy, Ghezo, and Juan Lindo. Among people deceased in 1864, Nassau William Senior ranks 39Before him are El Hadj Umar Tall, Robert Torrens, Alexandre Calame, Pedro Santana, Luke Howard, and Archduke Louis of Austria. After him are Imre Madách, George M. Dallas, Sakuma Shōzan, Charles Julien Brianchon, Johann Lukas Schönlein, and Franz Wilhelm Junghuhn.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Nassau William Senior ranks 2,271 out of 8,785Before him are Arthur Aikin (1773), Robert Harris (1957), Robert Broom (1866), Olivia Williams (1968), Lulu (1948), and Nick Kamen (1962). After him are Emerald Fennell (1985), Evelyn Colyer (1902), Leo G. Carroll (1886), Joseph Whitworth (1803), Prince Christian Victor of Schleswig-Holstein (1867), and Mick Fleetwood (1947).

Among ECONOMISTS In United Kingdom

Among economists born in United Kingdom, Nassau William Senior ranks 32Before him are Sidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield (1859), Oliver Hart (1948), Harold Laski (1893), Israel Kirzner (1930), John A. Hobson (1858), and Robert Torrens (1780). After him are Roy Harrod (1900), Tony Atkinson (1944), Maurice Dobb (1900), Colin Clark (1905), James Steuart (1712), and John Neville Keynes (1852).