Adam Smith

Adam Smith (1723 - 1790)

Privacy Level: Open (White)
Adam Smith
Born in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Edinburgh City, Scotland, United Kingdommap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Dec 2015 | Last significant change: 19 Nov 2018
18:33: Nicolas LaPointe edited the Biography for Adam Smith. [Thank Nicolas for this]
This page has been accessed 741 times.

Categories: University of Glasgow | Balliol College, Oxford | Economists | British Notables.

Biography

Adam Smith is Notable.

Adam Smith (16 June 1723 NS[1] (5 June 1723 OS) – 17 July 1790) was a Scottish moral philosopher, pioneer of political economy, and a key figure in the Scottish Enlightenment.

In Life of Adam Smith author John Rae notes that Adam Smith was an only child.[2]

Sources

  1. Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XY8Q-FL9 : 2 January 2015), Adam Smith, 05 Jun 1723; citing KIRKCALDY,FIFE,SCOTLAND, reference , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,040,186.
  2. http://www.econlib.org/library/YPDBooks/Rae/raeLS1.html


More Genealogy Tools



Sponsored Search




Search
Searching for someone else?
First: Last:

DNA
No known carriers of Adam's ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA have taken yDNA or mtDNA tests.

Have you taken a DNA test for genealogy? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.



Images: 1
Adam Smith Image 1
Adam Smith Image 1

Collaboration
  • Login to edit this profile.
  • Public Comments: Login to post. (Best for messages specifically directed to those editing this profile. Limit 20 per day.)
  • Public Q&A: These will appear above and in the Genealogist-to-Genealogist (G2G) Forum. (Best for anything directed to the wider genealogy community.)


Adam is 27 degrees from Rosa Parks, 23 degrees from Anne Tichborne and 14 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

S  >  Smith  >  Adam Smith