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Adam Smith

Adam SmithBorn: 5-Jun-1723
Birthplace: Kirkcaldy, Scotland
Died: 17-Jul-1790
Location of death: Edinburgh, Scotland
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Canongate Churchyard, Edinburgh, Scotland

Gender: Male
Religion: Deist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Economist

Nationality: Scotland
Executive summary: The Wealth of Nations

Father: Adam Smith (d. Jan-1723)
Mother: Margaret Douglas (d. 23-May-1784)

    High School: Burgh School
    University: MA, Glasgow University (1740)
    University: Oxford University
    Professor: Glasgow University (1751-64)

    Literary Club 1775
    Royal Society Fellow (May-1773)
    Royal Society of Edinburgh 1783
    Kidnapped by gypsies (1726)
    Hemorrhoid Operation 1787
    Scottish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Scurvy, Hemorrhoids

Author of books:
The Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759, ethics)
An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (1776, economics)


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