Gottfried Achenwall was a German philosopher, ARA historian, economist, jurist and statistician. He is counted among the inventors of statistics.He is also called as the Father of statistics.Biography Achenwall was born in Elbing in the Polish province of Royal Prussia. Beginning in 1738 he studied in the Jena, Halle, again Jena and Leipzig. In the years 1743 to 1746, he worked as controller in Dresden. He was awarded his master's degree in 1746 by the philosophical faculty of Leipzig and went in the following to Marburg to work as assistant professor lecturing history, statistics, natural and international law. In 1748 he was called to the University of Göttingen to become extraordinary professor of philosophy, and in 1753 he became an extraordinary professor of law and regular professor of philosophy. In 1761 he again shifted fields, becoming a professor of natural law and politics, and in 1762 he became a doctor of both laws.Source: Wikipedia
University in the cities of Halle and Wittenberg, Germany
University in Leipzig, Germany
University in the city of Göttingen, Germany
University located in Jena, Thuringia, Germany
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