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 Adam Smith

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Adam Smith Famous memorial

Birth
Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland
Death
17 Jul 1790 (aged 67)
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland
Burial
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland
Memorial ID
20731 View Source

Economist, Philosopher. His 'Wealth of Nations' (1776) is the first masterpiece in political economy. It examined the consequences of economic freedom, such as the division of labour, the function of markets and mediums of exchange.

Economist, Philosopher. His 'Wealth of Nations' (1776) is the first masterpiece in political economy. It examined the consequences of economic freedom, such as the division of labour, the function of markets and mediums of exchange.


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The property which every man has in his own labour, as it is the original foundation of all other property, so it is the most sacred and inviolable.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 2 Mar 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 20731
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/20731/adam-smith: accessed ), memorial page for Adam Smith (16 Jun 1723–17 Jul 1790), Find a Grave Memorial ID 20731, citing Canongate Churchyard, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland; Maintained by Find a Grave .