Jean Charles Leonard Simonde De SISMONDI, economist.
SISMONDI, Jean Charles Leonard Simonde De was born in 1773 in Geneva, Switzerland.
Historian whose economic ideas passed through different phases. The acceptance of free-trade principles in De la richesse commerciale was abandoned in favour of a critical posture towards free trade and industrialisation. Nouveaux principles.
. attacked wealth accumulation both as an end in itself, and for its detrimental effect on the poor. His critique was noticed by Malthus, Ricardo and J. S. Mill, but despite his favourable attitude towards the poor, he was attacked by Marx, Lenin and other socialists. Bank clerk, farmer and professional writer.