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Richard Cobden (1804–1865)

Cobden, Richard. A great English political economist; born in Sussex, June 3, 1804; died at London, April 2, 1865. He was a vigorous advocate of free trade, and was a leader of the anti-Corn-Law League. He visited this country in 1854. His ‘Political Writings’ (1867) and ‘Speeches on Questions of Public Policy’ (1870) are notable.