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Walter Bagehot
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No. IV, The House of Lords, p.120 - The English Constitution (1867)
Walter Bagehot
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Ch. II, A General View of Lombard Street - Lombard Street: A Description of the Money Market (1873)


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Born: February 3, 1826

Died: March 24, 1877 (aged 51)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Author, businessman, essayist, journalist

Bio: Walter Bagehot was a British businessman, essayist, and journalist who wrote extensively about literature, government, and economic affairs.

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