He was the most important American voice in political economy. During his lifetime, he became the
third most famous man in the United States, behind Thomas Edison and Mark Twain
. His supporters included Leo Tolstoy, Albert Einstein, Winston Churchill and John Dewey, to name a few. Here's our Henry George quote
of the day, and here is more on George's life and work
Did you know
that the game of Monopoly
was originally invented as a teaching tool to help get across Henry George's economic principles? Here's an article
on the history of The Landlord's Game,
patented in 1904, which, under its new name Monopoly
became the world's most popular board game!
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