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Burton, John Hill

Michael Fry.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Economics; Political Economy. 1053 words.

Burton, John Hill (1809–1881), historian and political economist, was born in the Gallowgate, Aberdeen, on 22 August 1809, the second of six children of William Kinninmont Burton (d. 1819),...

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Graham, William

John Rae.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Economics; Political Economy. 696 words.

Graham, William (1839–1911), philosopher and political economist, was born in Saintfield, co. Down. He was a younger son of Alexander Graham, farmer and horse-dealer, and his wife, Maria...

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King, Gregory

Julian Hoppit.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; Education; History; Economics; Political Economy. 2392 words.

King, Gregory (1648–1712), herald and political economist, was born at Lichfield, Staffordshire, on 15 December 1648, the eldest son of Gregory King (fl. 1648–1668), who was originally from...

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Mackintosh, John Pitcairn

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; UK Politics; Education; Political Economy. 1691 words.

Mackintosh, John Pitcairn (1929–1978), political scientist and politician, was born in Simla, India, on 24 August 1929, the elder of two brothers. He spent his first eleven years in British...

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Sargant, William Lucas

Samuel Timmins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Economics; Political Economy. 535 words.

Sargant, William Lucas (1809–1889), educational reformer and political economist, was born at King's Norton, Worcestershire, the son of William Sargant and his wife, Elizabeth. He was...

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Smith, Adam

Donald Winch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Economics; Political Economy. 13216 words.

Smith, Adam (bap. 1723, d. 1790), moral philosopher and political economist, was baptized on 5 June 1723 at Kirkcaldy, a small port on the Forth. His father, also Adam Smith (1679–1723),...

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Smith, John Prince-

H. J. Spencer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Economics; Political Economy. 483 words.

Smith, John Prince- (1809–1874), political economist and translator in Germany, was born in London on 20 January 1809, the son of John Prince Smith (c. 1774–1822), barrister and law...

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