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Henry Mayers HYNDMAN

Henry Mayers HYNDMAN, economist. Founder, Social Democratic Federation, 1881, National Socialist Party, 1916; Founder and Editor, Justice, 1884.

Background

  • HYNDMAN, Henry Mayers was born in 1842 in London, England.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom 1863.

    Career

    • Converted to socialism whilst a wealthy young man by his reading of Marx’s Capital, he became Britain’s first important socialist political leader. His various books expounded Marxism in a readable style to the British public. He was a determined advocate of Indian self-government and an opponent of British imperialist policy.

      Journalist and political leader.

    Major achievements

    • Founder, Social Democratic Federation, 1881, National Socialist Party, 1916. Founder and Editor, Justice, 1884.

    Works

    • A Wanderer All My Days: John Muir in New England
    • Compiled from John Muir’s journal entries, letters, and hundreds of additional sources, this resource presents a detailed examination of Muir’s travels throughout New England—from the mountains of Maine to the halls of Harvard University.
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    Born 1842
    Died 1921
    (aged 79)