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Richard Cobden

Richard Cobden (3 June 1804 – 2 April 1865) was a British manufacturer and Radical and Liberal statesman, associated with John Bright in the formation of the Anti-Corn Law League as well as with the Cobden–Chevalier Treaty. He has been called "the greatest classical-liberal thinker on international affairs" by historian Ralph Raico."

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Richard Cobden - Legacy - Miscellaneous
... Cobden Press, an American libertarian publisher of the 1980s, was named after him ... In 2007, the International Society for Individual Liberty re-established the press ...
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... Another was his compilation of extracts from Richard Cobden, John Bright, Joseph Hume, W ... In 1903 he married Helena Mary Carroll Cobden at Heyshott, near Midhurst, West Sussex ... Helena was Richard Cobden's great-niece ...

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