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  1. Thomas Robert Malthus FRS ( / ˈmælθəs /; 13/14 February 1766 – 23 December 1834) was an English cleric, scholar and influential economist in the fields of political economy and demography. In his 1798 book An Essay on the Principle of Population, Malthus observed that an increase in a nation's food production improved the well-being of ...

  2. Thomas Robert Malthus was the second and last son in a family of eight. He was born with a hare lip and cleft palate at the Rookery, near Dorking in Surrey on 14 February 1766. His father Daniel, a close friend of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, arranged for him to be educated privately. In 1784 at the age of 18, he entered Jesus College, Cambridge, where he skated, rowed, played cricket and had a ...

    • Peter M Dunn
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    • 1998
  3. Mar 11, 2019 · Thomas Robert Malthus . Born on February 14 or 17, 1766 in Surrey, England, Thomas Malthus was educated at home. His father was a Utopian and a friend of the philosopher David Hume. In 1784 he attended Jesus College and graduated in 1788; in 1791 Thomas Malthus earned his master's degree.

  4. Thomas Malthus was born in Surrey, England on February 13th, 1766. Although he was born Thomas, he only ever used his middle name Robert. As a young child, Malthus was mostly educated at home, however he did receive private instruction from a tutor. He also attended Warrington Academy for a short period of time.

  5. Thomas Robert Malthus was such a man. "Malthusian" has come down to us from the 18th century as describing the most terrifying possibilities that man, accustomed then to an abundant and open Earth, could imagine. Malthusianism meant that population growth, if unrestrained, would eventually destroy man's subsistence here on Earth.

  6. Thomas Robert Malthus was such a man. "Malthusian" has come down to us from the 18th century as describing the most terrifying possibilities that man, accustomed then to an abundant and open Earth, could imagine. Malthusianism meant that population growth, if unrestrained, would eventually destroy man's subsistence here on Earth.

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