London Borough of Camden in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
John Maynard Keynes
1883 - 1946
Erected 1975 by Greater London Council.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Science & Medicine. A significant historical date for this entry is April 21, 1946.
Location. 51° 31.466′ N, 0° 7.81′ W. Marker is in London Borough of Camden, England, in Greater London County. Marker is on Gordon Square just south of Endsleigh Place, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 46 Gordon Square, London Borough of Camden, England WC1H 0PD, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Bloomsbury Group (within shouting distance of this marker); Lytton Strachey (within shouting distance of this marker); Rabindranath Tagore (within shouting distance of this marker); Ali Mohammed Abbas (within shouting distance of this marker); Noor Inayat Khan (within shouting distance of this marker); Virginia Woolf (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Robert Travers HerfordDr. Williams's Library (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Camden.
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1. John Maynard Keynes (English Heritage). "Arguably the most influential economist since Adam Smith, John Maynard Keynes is remembered for the system of deficit finance that bears his name – Keynesianism – as described in his best-known book, The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money (1936). While living at 46 Gordon Square he was a prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group....Keynes took over the lease of number 46 in 1918, and remained at the house until his death. Clive Bell kept a pied-à-terre here until 1924, and their periods of cohabitation were occasionally fractious: one unedifying dispute about an uncomfortable bed ended with Bell suggesting – in unvarnished language – that Keynes ought to take it because he was the less sexually active....Keynes worked for the Treasury during the early part of his time at Gordon Square before becoming, in 1924, Bursar of King’s College, Cambridge. His wife, the ballet dancer Lydia Vasilievna Lopokova (1892–1981), remained at the address until 1948, and the plaque was (Submitted on April 24, 2018.)
2. John Maynard Keynes (Wikipedia). "John Maynard Keynes, 1st Baron Keynes CB FBA (5 June 1883 – 21 April 1946), was a British economist whose ideas fundamentally changed the theory and practice of macroeconomics and the economic policies of governments. He built on and greatly refined earlier work on the causes of business cycles, and was one of the most influential economists of the 20th century and the founder of modern macroeconomics theory. His ideas are the basis for the school of thought known as Keynesian economics, and its various offshoots." (Submitted on April 24, 2018.)
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