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Milton Friedman

Economist Milton Friedman

Profession: Economist

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: He won the 1976 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics. His contributions on Price theory, Monetarism, and Applied macroeconomics.

Born: July 31, 1912
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo

Died: November 16, 2006 (aged 94)
Cause of Death: Heart failure

Married Life

  • 1938-06-25 Economist Milton Friedman (25) weds Rose Friedman at the Jewish Seminary in New York City

Historical Events

  • 1976-10-14 Nobel Prize in Economics awarded to American economist Milton Friedman

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