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Henry Mayers HYNDMAN

economist

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.

Achievements

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

Works