Jean Silvio Gesell
- March 11
). 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.