Adam Smith vs Karl Marx

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Economist and Philosopher
Economist, Philosopher
Net worth 2018
Philosophers
Industry
Sociologists
Kirkcaldy, Scotland
Residence
Trier
Scottish, Welsh
Country
German, Prussian
16/06/1723
BirthDay
05/05/1818
July 17, 1790
Died On
March 14, 1883
Kirkcaldy High School (1729 – 1737), Balliol College, University of Glasgow, University of Edinburgh, University of Oxford
Education
Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena
NET WORTH STATISTIC
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1788

In 1788, Smith returned to France where his mother was living and he was appointed as Commissioner of Customs

1787

Between 1787 and 1789, he was given the position of Lord Rector of the University of Glasgow

1776

His best-seller ‘The ‘Wealth of Nations’ which was published in 1776 was a powerful and very influential book

1775

He was elected fellow of the Royal Society of London and was elected as a member of the Literary Club in 1775

1763

In 1763, Smith resigned from his professorship to tutor Henry Scott’s step son

1752

He was elected as a member of Philosophical Society of Edinburgh in 1752

1751

Smith became a Professor of Moral Philosophy at Glasgow in 1751

1750

Soon after Smith finished graduation, a series of Public Lectures delivered by him at Edinburgh led him to collaborate with philosopher David Hume during the Scottish Enlightenment in 1750

1881

He was shattered by the death of his wife on December 2, 1881 and the death of his eldest daughter on January 11, 1883

1848

The first of Karl Marx’s important works was ‘The Communist Manifesto’, published in 1848 which is recognized as one of the ‘world’s most influential political manuscripts’

1843

Karl Marx married Jenny in a Protestant church in Kreuznach on June 19, 1843