Cairnes, John Elliott
Born: Dec 26, 1823 AD
Died: 1875 AD, at 51 years of age.
1823 - He was born at Castlebellingham, County Louth, Ireland, on the 26th of December.
1848 - He finished the B.A degree at Trinity College, Dublin.
1856 - Cairnes received the appointment for the vacancy in the chair of political economy at Dublin.
1857 - He appeared his book with the title Character and Logical Method of Political Economy.
1861 - He was appointed to the professorship of jurisprudence and political economy in Queens College Galway.
1862 - He published his admirable work The Slave Power, one of the finest specimens of applied economical philosophy.
1866 - He was appointed professor of political economy in University College,
1872 - He resigned his post, and retired with the honorary title of professor emeritus of political economy.
1873 - His own university conferred on him the degree of LL.D.
1875 - He died at Blackheath, near London, on the 8th of July.
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