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William Petty

English scientist, philosopher, statistician and economist

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Sir William Petty FRS was an English economist, physician, scientist and philosopher. He first became prominent serving Oliver Cromwell and the Commonwealth in Ireland. He developed efficient methods to survey the land that was to be confiscated and given to Cromwell's soldiers. He also remained a significant figure under King Charles II and King James II, as did many others who had served Cromwell.

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University of Oxford

Collegiate research university in Oxford, England

Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#33 World Rank
Economics
#1000 World Rank
Sociology
#1408 World Rank
Business
#1926 World Rank
Philosophy
#2100 World Rank
Mathematics