Sir William Ashley

Knight Bachelor (from 1917)

Died aged c. 67

Sir William James Ashley (25 February 1860 – 23 July 1927) was an English economic historian. His major intellectual influence was in organising economic history in Great Britain and introducing the ideas of the leading German economic historians, especially Gustav von Schmoller and the historical school of economic history. His chief work is The Economic Organisation of England, still a set text on many A-level and University syllabuses.

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Sir William Ashley founded Britain's first Faculty of Commerce here in 1902

Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom where they was