Vilfredo Pareto

1848 - 1923

Vilfredo Pareto

Vilfredo Federico Damaso Pareto (UK: pa-RAY-toh, -⁠EE-, US: pə-RAY-toh, Italian: [vilˈfreːdo paˈreːto], Ligurian: [paˈɾeːtu]; born Wilfried Fritz Pareto; 15 July 1848 – 19 August 1923) was an Italian engineer, sociologist, economist, political scientist, and philosopher. He made several important contributions to economics, particularly in the study of income distribution and in the analysis of individuals' choices. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vilfredo Pareto has received more than 767,881 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 9th most popular economist.

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Among economists, Vilfredo Pareto ranks 9 out of 288Before him are John Maynard Keynes, David Ricardo, John Stuart Mill, Thomas Robert Malthus, Friedrich Hayek, and Milton Friedman. After him are Joseph Schumpeter, Alfred Marshall, Hjalmar Schacht, Ludwig von Mises, Frédéric Passy, and François Quesnay.

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Among people born in 1848, Vilfredo Pareto ranks 3Before him are Paul Gauguin and Octave Mirbeau. After him are Gottlob Frege, Otto Lilienthal, Joris-Karl Huysmans, Otto of Bavaria, Gustave Caillebotte, Helmuth von Moltke the Younger, Johann Palisa, Arthur Balfour, and Tōgō Heihachirō. Among people deceased in 1923, Vilfredo Pareto ranks 3Before him are Gustave Eiffel and Sarah Bernhardt. After him are Johannes Diderik van der Waals, Wilhelm Röntgen, Princess Helena of the United Kingdom, Jaroslav Hašek, Constantine I of Greece, Pancho Villa, John Venn, Warren G. Harding, and Dietrich Eckart.

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In France

Among people born in France, Vilfredo Pareto ranks 179 out of 4,109Before him are Erik Satie (1866), Charles XIV John of Sweden (1763), Joseph Bonaparte (1768), Saint Roch (1295), André Breton (1896), and Georges Seurat (1859). After him are Pope Innocent VI (1282), Pope Sylvester II (938), Philip VI of France (1293), Roland Barthes (1915), Louis Daguerre (1787), and Georges Pompidou (1911).

Among ECONOMISTS In France

Among economists born in France, Vilfredo Pareto ranks 1After him are Frédéric Passy (1822), François Quesnay (1694), Jean-Baptiste Say (1767), Anne Robert Jacques Turgot (1727), Jacques Delors (1925), Maurice Allais (1911), Léon Walras (1834), Frédéric Bastiat (1801), Dominique Strauss-Kahn (1949), Jean-Claude Trichet (1942), and Gérard Debreu (1921).

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