Thomas Malthus was the founder of the population theory of classical economics. Though contentious, his ideas remain notable in the modern day.

Below is an excerpt from a biography of Thomas Malthus included with our books.

Thomas Malthus is famous for his population theories. His birth date was recorded on 14 February 1766 at in Surrey, England.

Bramcotein in Nottinghamshire is the place where the young Malthus received his education at home.

Thomas Malthus then was educated at the Dissenting Warrington Academy.

Thomas Malthus entered Jesus College, Cambridge in 1784.

Surrey, the city where Thomas Malthus was born.
East India Company College (now known as Haileybury) in Hertfordshire, where Thomas Malthus once worked.

In 1805, Thomas Malthus became Professor of History and Political Economy at the East India Company College (now known as Haileybury) in Hertfordshire.

In 1818, Thomas Malthus became a Fellow of the Royal Society.

Thomas Malthus is known for his population theories. The six editions of his An Essay on the Principle of Population were published from 1798 to 1826.

Thomas Malthus died on 29 December, 1834 in UK.

Malthus’ resting place is in Bath Abbey.
The first page of An Essay on the Principle of Population, 1798 London Edition.