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Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Death: Died in New York, NY, USA
Occupation: Economist, writer, politician and political economist
Managed by: George J. Homs
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About Henry George

Henry George was an American writer, politician and political economist, who was the most influential proponent of the land value tax, also known as the "single tax" on land. He inspired the economic philosophy known as Georgism, whose main tenet is that people should own what they create, but that everything found in nature, most importantly land, belongs equally to all humanity. His most famous work, Progress and Poverty (1879), is a treatise on inequality, the cyclic nature of industrial economies, and the use of the land value tax as a possible remedy.

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1861
December 3, 1861
Age 22
San Francisco, CA, USA
1897
October 29, 1897
Age 58
New York, NY, USA
1839
September 2, 1839
Philadelphia, PA, USA
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NY, USA
1877
November 2, 1877
Age 38
CA, USA
1862
November 3, 1862
Age 23
Sacramento, CA, USA
1865
January, 1865
Age 25
San Francisco, CA, USA
1867
1867
Age 27
San Francisco, CA, USA