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Hayek, Friedrich August von

Born: 1899 AD
Died: 1992 AD, at 93 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Economists


Austrian economist and political philosopher


wrote "The Road to Serfdom" 1944


Nobel Prize in Economics 1974


Page last updated: 3:26am, 25th Jul '06

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