bios

C.C. (2): an economic biography

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Summary: C.C. was financially supported by her family and had some short-lived commercial success in mid life; a few years later she was committed to a mental hospital where she spent the remainder of her life. 1864: is born in…

A.S.: an economic biography

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Summary: A.S. was born into a socially well-connected middle-class family, married into money, and earned substantial sums from his own work but so mismanaged his financial affairs that he died in modest circumstances. age 0: is born to a middle-class…

P.C.: an economic biography

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P.C. was supported by his father for most of his adult lifeĀ and eventually got in a large inheritance that set him completely free of the need to sell his work. 1861: is born in Provence; his father is the co-founder…

T.L.: an economic biography

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Summary: T.L. was born into an aristocratic family and did not need to be self-supporting, though he earned a modest living from commissions. 1864: is born into a well-to-do, aristocratic French family, the son of a count. age 18: becomes…

E.D.: an economic biography

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Summary: E.D. was born well off but suffered a period of financial difficulties in mid life, after which he again became wealthy through sales of his work. 1834: is born into a well-to-do French family; his father is a banker…

C.C. (1): an economic biography

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Summary: C.C. was independently well off, living on an ample allowance for his entire adult life and also made money selling his work from middle age onwards. 1796: is born in Paris into a family of prosperous French artisans. age…