Cobden, Richard


Cobden, Richard
(1804-1865)
   British statesman.
   Index: Sy A more advanced radical than Sydenham, 20.
   Bib.: Morley, Life of Richard Cobden; Dict. Nat. Biog.

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  • Cobden, Richard — (1804–1865)    A British free trade and peace campaigner, Richard Cobden was possibly the most effective political activist of his time. Cobden was born to an unsuccessful farmer and shopkeeper in Sussex. After the failure of his father’s… …   Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • Cobden, Richard — born June 3, 1804, Dunford Farm, near Midhurst, Sussex, Eng. died April 2, 1865, London British politician. He gained an independent fortune in the calico wholesale business. After travel to study trade policies in Europe and the U.S., he wrote… …   Universalium

  • Cobden, Richard — (3 jun. 1804, Dunford Farm, cerca de Midhurst, Sussex, Inglaterra–2 abr. 1865, Londres). Político británico. Ganó una fortuna en el negocio de venta al por mayor de telas de percal. Después de viajar por Europa y EE.UU. para estudiar sus… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Cobden,Richard — Cob·den (kŏbʹdən), Richard. 1804 1865. British politician who was a leading supporter of free trade and an opponent of protectionism. * * * …   Universalium

  • COBDEN, RICHARD —    a great political economist and the Apostle of Free Trade, born near Midhurst, Sussex; became partner in a cotton trading firm in Manchester; made a tour on the Continent and America in the interest of political economy; on the formation of… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Richard Cobden — Died Suffolk Street, London Cause of death Asthma and bronchitis Resting place West Lavington, West Su …   Wikipedia

  • Richard Cobden — (1804 1865) fut en même temps un industriel britannique et un homme d État radical et libéral, associé à John Bright dans l’élaboration de l Anti Corn Law League. Sommaire …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cobden — Richard Cobden Richard Cobden Richard Cobden (1804 1865) fut en même temps un industriel britannique et un homme d État radical et libéral, associé à John Bright dans l’élaboration de l Anti Corn Law League. Sommaire …   Wikipédia en Français

  • COBDEN (R.) — COBDEN RICHARD (1804 1865) Industriel et homme d’État anglais. Né dans une petite famille de fermiers du Sussex, Richard Cobden est un type de self made man. D’abord employé, puis représentant de commerce, il devient à partir de 1832 un… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Cobden — Cobden, Richard, berühmter Vertreter des Freihandels, geb. 3. Juni 1804 in Dunford bei Midhurst in Sussex als Sohn eines kleinen Grundeigentümers, gest. 2. April 1865 in London. Nachdem er in seiner Jugend hatte Schafe hüten müssen, verließ er… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon