French economistDied when: 55 years 68 days (662 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Jérôme-Adolphe Blanqui (French pronunciation: [ʒeʁom adɔlf blɑ̃ki];November 21, 1798 – January 28, 1854) was a French economist.
His most important contributions were made in labour economics, economic history and especially the history of economic thought, in which field his 1837 treatise has been the first major work.
He was a disciple of Jean-Baptiste Say to whom he succeeded in 1833 to the chair of political economy at the Conservatoire des Arts et Métiers, and a free trader.