François Quesnay

French economist

François Quesnay (French: [fʁɑ̃swa kɛnɛ]; 4 June 1694 – 16 December 1774) was a French economist and physician of the Physiocratic school.[1]

François Quesnay
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Born(1694-06-04)4 June 1694
Died16 December 1774(1774-12-16) (aged 80)
RegionPolitical economics


  1. Cutler J. Cleveland, "Biophysical economics", Encyclopedia of Earth, Last updated: 14 September 2006.