Friedrich August von Hayek was born in Vienna to August von Hayek and Felicitas Hayek (née von Juraschek). His father, born in 1871 also in Vienna, was a medical doctor employed by the municipal ministry of health. August was a part-time botany lecturer at the University of Vienna.
F.A. Hayek, also called Friedrich A. Hayek, in full Friedrich August von Hayek, (born May 8, 1899, Vienna, Austria—died March 23, 1992, Freiburg, Germany), Austrian-born British economist noted for his criticisms of the Keynesian welfare state and of totalitarian socialism.
Friedrich Hayek was born in Vienna in 1899 into a family steeped in academic life and scientific research. He worked as a statistician from 1927–31, became a Lecturer in Economics at the University of Vienna in 1929, then moved to the University of London in 1931, the University of Chicago in 1950, and the University of Freiburg in 1962 ...
Friedrich Hayek was born in Vienna, Austria, on May 8, 1899. He attended the University of Austria where he obtained doctorates in both law and political science in 1921 and 1923, respectively.
Friedrich A. Hayek, who died on March 23, 1992, at the age of 92, was probably the most prodigious classical liberal scholar of the 20th century. Though his 1974 Nobel Prize was in Economic Science, his scholarly endeavors extended well beyond economics.
Friedrich Augustus von Hayek (May 8, 1899–March 23, 1992) was one of the twentieth century’s most important social thinkers. He wrote seminal works in economics, political philosophy, ethics, legal theory, and even psychology that continue to inform the academic conversation within the fields to this day.
Friedrich August von Hayek (1899-1992) is today glorified by freedom lovers all around the world. The Austrian in a double sense—both as an Austrian citizen as well as a representative of the Austrian School of Economics , is mentioned in the same breath with the most prominent classical liberal economists of all time: right next to Adam ...