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Silvio Gesell

Jean Silvio Gesell (March 17, 1862 - March 11, 1930). Gesell was a merchant and finance theoretician. He founded the Freiwirtschaftslehre (doctrine of free economy).

He was born in Sankt-Vith, Belgium the son of a Walloon mother and a German father.

In 1906 he wrote his most famous book, The Natural Economic Order.

He died in Eden near Oranienburg.

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