See also:born in Berlin of Jewish parents on the 18th of
See also:February 1816 . He studied at
See also:Bonn and
See also:Giessen, but settled in
See also:Paris, becoming naturalized there . In 1844 he entered the French
See also:ministry of
See also:agriculture, becoming in 1852 one of the heads of the statistical department . He retired in 1862, and thenceforth devoted him-self entirely to statistical studies, which have gained for him a wide reputation . He was elected a member of the Academie
See also:des Sciences Morales et Politiques in 1880 . He died in Paris on the 9th of
See also:January Igor . His
See also:works are: Dictionnaire de l'administration francaise (1856); Statistique de, la France (186o); Dictionnaire general de la politique (1862); L'
See also:Europe politique et sociale (1869); Traite theorique et pratique de statistique (1878);
See also:Les Progres de l'economie politique depuis
See also:Smith (189o) ; he also edited from 1856 L'Annuaire de l'economie politique et de la statistique, and wrote in German Die Bevolkerung des franzosischen Kaiserreichs (1861); Die Bevolkerung Spaniens and Portugals (1861); and Die Machtstellung der europaischen Staaten (1862) .
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