Benjamin Graham

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Birthday
8, 1894
Birthplace
London, England
Death Date
Sep 21, 1976 (82)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
8, 1894
Birthplace
London, England
Death Date
Sep 21, 1976 (82)

About

Known as one of the founders of the value investment paradigm, he co-wrote a 1934 work titled Security Analysis that is considered the investors' bible. In the late 1920s, he started teaching at Columbia University's business school.

Before Fame

After graduating from Columbia University, he turned down a teaching position to work on Wall Street.

Trivia

He was an important contributor to both United States and international economic policy.

Family Life

Though born in London, England, he grew up primarily in New York City. His marriage to Estey Graham ended after he became romantically involved with his deceased child's former lover, Marie Louise Amingues.

Associated With

Graham's one-time student, fellow investor Warren Buffett, highly praised his 1949 work The Intelligent Investor.

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