Nicholas Barbon (also: Barebon or Barebone ; * around 1640 in London as If-Jesus-Christ-Had-Not-Died-For-Thee-Thou-Hadst-Been-Damned Barebone ; † around 1698 in Osterley House, Middlesex ) an English economist .
Barbon studied medicine at Leiden University and received his doctorate in medicine from Utrecht University in 1661 . He was involved in building London after the Great Fire in 1666 and in setting up fire insurance in England around 1680. He was the son of Sarah and Praise-God Barebone , a Puritan .
- A letter to a gentleman in the country. Milbourn, London 1684.
- An Ansvver to a letter to a gentleman in the countrey. Giving an account of the two insurance offices, the Fire Office & Friendly Society. William Horton, London 1684.
- Apology for the Builder; or a Discourse showing the cause and effects of the Increase of Building. 1685.
- A Discourse of Trade. 1690 (Reprint: Bibliobazaar 2009, ISBN 978-1-117-63043-4 ).
- A discourse concerning coining the new money lighter: in answer to Mr. Lock's Considerations about raising the value of money. Richard Chiswell, London 1696.
- Elgin Williams: Nicholas Barbon: An Early Economic Realist. In: Southern Economic Journal. Volume 11, No. 1, July 1944, pp. 45-55.
- Barbon, Nicholas . In: Encyclopædia Britannica . 11th edition. tape 3 : Austria - Bisectrix . London 1910, p. 389 (English, full text [ Wikisource ]).
- Patrick Ryan: The Last Word on Fire Alarm . In: New Scientist . September 30, 1976, p. 713 ( limited preview in Google Book search).
- Stephen Wright: Barbon [Barebone], Praisegod (c.1598–1679 / 80), lay preacher and politician. In: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. doi: 10.1093 / ref: odnb / 1335 .
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Barebon, Nicholas; Barebone, Nicholas; Barebone, If-Jesus-Christ-Had-Not-Died-For-Thee-Thou-Hadst-Been-Damned (baptismal name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||English economist|
|DATE OF BIRTH||around 1640|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||London|
|DATE OF DEATH||around 1698|
|Place of death||Osterley House, Middlesex|