Definitions for quesnay, françois
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a great French economist, born at Mérez (Seine-et-Oise), bred to the medical profession, and eminent as a medical practitioner, was consulting physician to Louis XV., but distinguished for his articles in the "Encyclopédie" on political economy, and as the founder of the Physiocratic School (q. v.), the school which attaches special importance in State economy to agriculture (1694-1774).
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