Chevalier, Michel, 1806-1879

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Dates:
Birth 1806-01-13
Death 1879-11-28
French
French

Biographical notes:

French political journalist, professor of political economy at the Collège de France from 1840-1879. In 1860 he was charged with signing a commerce agreement between France and England which he had helped to bring about.

From the description of Michel Chevalier letters, 1860. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63937065

Statistician and economist Michel Chevalier graduated (1829) from the the Ecole des Mines (School of Mines) in Paris. The French government sent him to the United States to report on the country's industry, financial and banking systems, transportation and communications. He later published Lettres sur l'Amerique on his observations. Chevalier was given several political appointments and worked as an economist and statistician at the College de France (1841-1879).

From the description of Correspondence with John Towne Danson, 1871-1875. (Iowa State University). WorldCat record id: 760176749

French economist, follower of Saint-Simon and advocate of free trade; professor, College de France; also, under Napoleon III, a councilor of state and senator.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, nd. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122585321

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Subjects:

  • Economists
  • Economics
  • Statisticians

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  • Channel Tunnel (England and France) (as recorded)
  • France (as recorded)
  • France (as recorded)
  • France (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)