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List of notable or famous economists from Germany, with bios and photos, including the top economists born in Germany and even some popular economists who immigrated to Germany. If you're trying to find out the names of famous German economists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These economists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known economist from Germany is included when available.

This is a list that includes people like Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.

This historic economists from Germany list can help answer the questions "Who are some German economists of note?" and "Who are the most famous economists from Germany?" These prominent economists of Germany may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected German economists.

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Adolf Damaschke is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Economists from Germany
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Adolf Wilhelm Ferdinand Damaschke was a German politician and economist. ...more

Age: Died at 70 (1865-1935)

Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

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Adolf Reichwein is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Economists from Germany
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Adolf Reichwein


Adolf Reichwein was a German educator, economist, and cultural policymaker for the SPD. He was also a resistance fighter in Nazi Germany. ...more

Age: Died at 46 (1898-1944)

Birthplace: Bad Ems, Germany

Adolf Soetbeer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Economists from Germany
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Adolf Soetbeer was a German economist, born at Hamburg. In 1840 he became librarian and in 1843 Secretary of the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce, where he laid the foundation of the excellent system of commercial statistics for which Hamburg became noted. He published Denkschrift über Hamburgs Münzverhältnisse and subsequently numerous monographs and pamphlets, defending the cause of gold monometallism. Until his death he ranked as the leading defender of the single gold standard, the adoption of which by Germany was brought about largely through his efforts. Among his most important works are: Denkschrift betreffend die Einführung der Goldwährung in Deutschland Zur Frage der deutschen ...more

Age: Died at 78 (1814-1892)

Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany

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Adolph Lowe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Economists from Germany
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Adolph Lowe was a German sociologist and economist. His best known student was Robert Heilbroner. He was born in Stuttgart and died in Wolfenbüttel. ...more

Age: Died at 102 (1893-1995)

Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany

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