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Frédéric Bastiat (1801–1850)

Bastiat, Frederic (bäst-yä’). A French political economist; born at Bayonne, 1801; died at Rome, 1850. He is most celebrated for the ‘Economic Harmonies’ (1849). For a long time he edited the great economic journal Libre Echange, and strove to spread free-trade doctrines. ‘On the Influence of French and English Tariffs on the Future of the Two Nations’ is one of the free-trade studies, and he also wrote various manuals of political economy. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).