Benjamin Tucker

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Birthday
17, 1854
Birthplace
Dartmout, MA
Death Date
Jun 22, 1939 (85)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
17, 1854
Birthplace
Dartmout, MA
Death Date
Jun 22, 1939 (85)

About

Editor and publisher of Liberty, an anarchist and individualist periodical that began in Boston and later moved to New York. He was a harsh critic of what he called the "four legal monopolies": money, land, tariffs, and patents.

Before Fame

He began developing his anarchist views at the age of eighteen. In 1877 he began a short-lived publication called the Radical Review.

Trivia

He was a proponent of individual anarchism, which he named "Unterrified Jeffersonianism."

Family Life

He was raised in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts, and he later attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Associated With

Like Milton Friedman, Tucker was a famous economic theorist.