Bass, Michael Thomas
Born: Jan 03, 1780 AD
Died: 1835 AD, at 55 years of age.
1780 - Born on January 3rd in Snelston, Derbyshire, England. British radical politician, philanthropic businessman, and leader of the factory reform movement in England, who was a forerunner of the reformers from the working class whose activities became known as Chartism.
1829-1832 - Sadler served as a Tory member of the House of Commons and sought a new parliamentary seat created for Leeds.
- Sadler's Law of Population, a massive treatise attacking the pessimistic theories of the economist-demographer Thomas Robert Malthus.
- He introduced a factory reform bill, inspired in part by the reformer Richard Oastler, and subsequently acted as chairman of the committee to which it was referred.
1835 - He died on July 29th in Belfast, Ulster, Ireland.
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