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Richard Cobden
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Birth: Jun. 3, 1804
West Sussex, England
Death: Apr. 2, 1865
Greater London, England

English economist and politician, born at Dunford, Sussex, died at London.
Active as a salesman and manufacturer in London and Manchester, he engaged in politics fighting the protectionist Corn laws. Since 1841 Member of the Commons. In 1860, Cobden's action was decisive for the signing of a commercial treaty between Britain and France. 
 
Burial:
St Mary Magdelene Churchyard
West Lavington
Chichester District
West Sussex, England
Plot: Large granite slab with only his surname carved into it. (He had not wished to be buried in Westminister Abbey"among of those men of war".)
 
Created by: Dieter Birkenmaier
Record added: Jan 14, 2007
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Richard Cobden
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Richard Cobden
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Richard Cobden
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- kate4203
 Added: Apr. 2, 2007
REST IN PEACE
- C
 Added: Feb. 3, 2007
"free trade is God's diplomacy ...."
- Dieter Birkenmaier
 Added: Jan. 27, 2007
 
 
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