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Walter Bagehot

(1826—1877) political commentator, economist, and journalist


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(1826–77)

British economist and journalist. He worked as a banker before becoming editor of the Economist in 1860, a post which he held until his death. His insight into economic and political questions is shown in his books The English Constitution (1867), Lombard Street (1873), and Economic Studies (1880).

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