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William Playfair

(1759—1823) inventor of statistical graphs and writer on political economy


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(1759–1823)

Playfair was born at Benvie, near Dundee in 1759 and died in Covent Garden, London on 11 February 1823. He was the fourth son of the Reverend James Playfair ...

Subjects: Probability and Statistics — Economics.


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