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William Beveridge
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Born: March 5, 1879

Died: March 16, 1963 (aged 84)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Economist

Bio: William Henry Beveridge, 1st Baron Beveridge KCB was a British economist and social reformer. He is best known for his 1942 report Social Insurance and Allied Services which served as the basis for the post-World War II welfare state put in place by the Labour government elected in 1945.

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