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Choose from 46 pictures in our Economist collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

Jacques Turgot, (1933). Creator: Unknown Featured Print

Jacques Turgot, (1933). Creator: Unknown

Jacques Turgot, (1933). Portrait of French statesman and economist Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot, baron de l'Aulne (1727-1781). Turgot was an advocate of free trade and laissez-faire principles in economics. As comptroller-general of finances (1774-1776), he advocated radical reforms to the French economy and taxation system. His policies, particularly edicts abolishing guilds and levying taxation on all, including the nobility, made Turgot many enemies, and Louis XVI was persuaded to demand his resignation. Turgot's edicts were repealed, but his conviction that the only alternative to radical reform was revolution proved to be correct in 1789. From "Gestalten Der Weltgeschichte", a book of cigarette-card portrait miniatures of figures in world history from the last four hundred years. [Germany, 1933]

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John Law, Scottish economist, late 17th-early 18th century (c1880). Artist: Whymper Featured Print

John Law, Scottish economist, late 17th-early 18th century (c1880). Artist: Whymper

John Law, Scottish economist, late 17th-early 18th century (c1880). A Scottish economist, gambler, banker, murderer, royal advisor, exile, rake and adventurer, Law (1671-1729) fled to France after killing a man in a duel. Gaining the favour of the Regent of France, the Duc d'Orleans, he became influential in French political and economic circles. He is best known as the founder of the Mississippi Scheme (1717-1720) to develop colonies in the Mississippi valley, which gained him great popularity in France and made him a paper millionaire. The scheme was largely based on speculation rather than actual economic growth however, and a crisis in confidence caused the Mississippi Bubble to burst, forcing Law to leave France, dying in poverty in Venice. A print from Cassell's History of the United States, by Edmund Ollier, Volume I, Cassell Petter and Galpin, London, c1880

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Nikolay Ivanovich Turgenev, Russian author, c1860-c1864 Featured Print

Nikolay Ivanovich Turgenev, Russian author, c1860-c1864

Nikolay Ivanovich Turgenev, Russian economist and political theorist, c1860-c1864. A relative of the novelist Ivan Turgenev, Nikolay Turgenev (1789-1871) is best known for his Essay on the Theory of Taxation (1817) and Russia and the Russians (1847). He was involved in the foundation of several reformist societies, including the Northern Society of the Decembrists. He was abroad at the time of the unsuccessful Decembrist Revolt in 1825, after which he opted not to return to Russia, where he was tried in absentia and sentenced to life imprisonment in the Siberian katorga (labour camps). Found in the collection of the State Museum of History, Moscow

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