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This timeline shows the life and work of one of the leading members of the classical school of economics. Ricardo was a very successful stockbroker before he discovered Adam Smith and then turned to writing on economics himself. The timeline also shows three of the greatest influences on his thinking: Jeremy Bentham, Thomas Malthus, and James Mill.
The timeline is also available in a larger 1224 pixel wide JPEG image (442KB) and in PDF format (29KB).