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Born: April 18, 1772

Died: September 11, 1823 (aged 51)

Nationality: British

Occupation: Economist

Bio: David Ricardo was an English political economist and stock trader. He was often credited with systematising economics, and was one of the most influential of the classical economists, along with Thomas Malthus, Adam Smith, and John Stuart Mill. He was also a member of Parliament, businessman, financier and speculator, who amassed a considerable personal fortune.

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