Moshe/Moses Ricardo

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Moshe/Moses Ricardo

Birthdate: (89)
Birthplace: London, England
Death: March 07, 1866 (89)
Brighton, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Abraham Israel Ricardo and Abigail Ricardo
Husband of Frances/Franny Wilkinson
Brother of Jacob James Ricardo; Joseph Ricardo; Raphael Ricardo; Rebecca Ricardo; Abraham Israel Ricardo and 11 others

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About Moshe/Moses Ricardo

Moses, b. 13 Nov. 1776. He married about 1806 Fanny Wilkinson, sister of Ricardo’s wife. There were no children of their marriage. A surgeon by profession, he became in effect Ricardo’s family doctor, being also at times consulted by Mill. His home was at Bow and Ricardo often stayed with him on coming to London on short visits from Gatcomb. He was a director of an oil-gas company at Bow and in 1821–1823 took part in the controversy on the relative merits of coal-gas and oilgas for lighting, contributing several papers to the Annals of Philosophy.2 His ill-health, which is often referred to in Ricardo’s correspondence, was the cause of his early retirement from practice, after which he went to live at Brighton. He was on a visit to Gatcomb in September 1823 and attended Ricardo at his last illness. He was doubtless the author of the Memoir of Ricardo which opens this volume. His wife Fanny died on 28 July 1827,3 while he, living into his ninetieth year, died at Brighton on 7 March 1866.4

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Moshe/Moses Ricardo's Timeline

1776
November 13, 1776
London, England
1866
March 7, 1866
Age 89
Brighton, England