Ludwig von Mises, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Ludwig von Mises

Austrian-American economist

Date of Birth: 29-Sep-1881

Place of Birth: Lviv, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine

Date of Death: 10-Oct-1973

Profession: writer, economist, university teacher, philosopher

Nationality: United States, Austria

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Ludwig von Mises

  • Ludwig Heinrich Edler von Mises (German: ['lu?tv?รง f?n 'mi?z?s]; 29 September 1881 โ€“ 10 October 1973) was an Austrian School economist, historian, and sociologist.
  • Mises wrote and lectured extensively on behalf of classical liberalism.
  • He is best known for his work on praxeology, a study of human choice and action. Mises emigrated from Austria to the United States in 1940.
  • Since the mid-20th century, the libertarian movement in the United States has been strongly influenced by Mises's writings.
  • Mises's student Friedrich Hayek viewed Mises as one of the major figures in the revival of classical liberalism in the post-war era.
  • Hayek's work "The Transmission of the Ideals of Freedom" (1951) pays high tribute to the influence of Mises in the 20th century libertarian movement.Mises's Private Seminar was a leading group of economists.
  • Many of its alumni, including Hayek and Oskar Morgenstern, emigrated from Austria to the United States and Great Britain.
  • Mises has been described as having approximately seventy close students in Austria.
  • The Ludwig von Mises Institute was founded in the United States to continue his teachings.

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