Quotes Authors

William Cobbett

Explore quotes from William Cobbett

Quote Author Details
William Cobbett
  • Name: William Cobbett
  • Born: 03/09/1763
  • Died: 06/18/1835 (72 years old)
  • Occupation: Pamphleteer, journalist, soldier

William Cobbett (9 March 1763 – 18 June 1835) was an English pamphleteer, independent journalist, Member of Parliament, and farmer born in Farnham, Surrey. Along with a popular agrarian faction, he argued that reforming Parliament, including abolishing “rotten boroughs”, unnecessary foreign activity and suppression of wages would promote internal peace and ease the poverty of farm labourers and smallholders. He was among the pre-party lobbies who backed lower taxes, saving and preferably reversing enclosure of the commons and resistance to the 1821-adopted gold standard.

Birth Place: Farnham, Surrey, England

Death Place: Normandy, Surrey, England

Source: Wikipedia

William Cobbett quotes :


Related to William Cobbett quote authors :

User Rating: 4.8 ( 1 votes)
Tags

Related Articles

Close
Close