Issac BUTT, Irish economist. Member of Parliament, 1852-1865, 1871-1879; Leader, Home Rule Party, 1871-1879.
BUTT, Issac was born in 1813 in Donegal, Ireland.
Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws, Master of Arts, Doctor of Laws Trinity College, Dublin, 1835, 1836, 1840, 1840.
Politican who, as leader of the Home Rule movement, formulated the programme later adopted by the Irish Nationalist Party. Whilst holding the Whately Chair in Dublin, he contributed to the Irish tradition on value theory initiated by Longfield. His programme for Ireland included major land reforms.
Lawyer; Whately Professor of Economics, Trinity College, Dublin, 1836-1841.