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He is born into comfortable circumstances, into a household staffed with domestic servants. His mother, one of the first female graduates of Cambridge University, is active in charitable works for less-privileged people.
She will later serve as mayor of the city. He attends as a day boy a non-boarder. His academic performance is uneven. He is recognised to be quick at arithmetic and algebra. His large vocabulary is also noted. He is criticised for carelessness.
June Keynes is now top of his class at school. July 5 Three days of examinations for Eton begin. July 12 Twenty scholarships for Eton are awarded. Keynes ranks tenth out of twenty overall, and first in mathematics.
September 25 Keynes begins at Eton three days late, following a fever. Keynes is taller than his classmates, his voice has broken and he is intellectually self-confident.
His classmates look to him for leadership — he is a natural leader. December At the end of his first term at Eton, Keynes places first in classics and second in mathematics.
There are frequent absences from classes. His examination results are considered outstanding — 1, out of 1, He placed first in mathematics and history and first for English essay.
He spends most evenings engaged in social activities, ending each night in endless intellectual arguments with his friends, going to bed at about 3 a. In his first year at university, he joins or is invited to join several highly prestigious debating and intellectual societies.
Although he is an intellectual, Keynes does not abandon sport. He wins a cup when his boat wins in the Trail Eights. He plays tennis and golf and is fond of horse riding. May Keynes is elected Secretary of the Union, which will lead to his becoming President. He is also elected President of the University Liberal Club.
June In the Tripos list, Keynes is ranked in twelfth place, a highly creditable result. For Keynes, however, while some offered congratulations, others offered condolences. Autumn Keynes returns to Cambridge to attend economics lectures by Marshall, the author of his summer time reading.John Maynard Keynes, 1st Baron Keynes, CB (5 June – 21 April ) was a British economist.
His ideas, called Keynesian economics, had a big impact on modern economic and political theory. His ideas also had a big impact on many governments' tax and economic policies.
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John Maynard Keynes is born at his parents’ home – 6 Harvey Road, Cambridge. He is born into comfortable circumstances, into a household staffed with domestic servants. His father, John Neville Keynes, is an Economics lecturer at Cambridge University. + free ebooks online. Did you know that you can help us produce ebooks by proof-reading just one page a day?
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When turmoil strikes world monetary and financial markets, leaders invariably call for 'a new Bretton Woods' to prevent catastrophic economic disorder . John Maynard Keynes was born in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, to an upper-middle-class family.
His father, John Neville Keynes, was an economist and a lecturer in moral sciences at the University of Cambridge and his mother Florence Ada Keynes a local social reformer.