Thomas Malthus

Surrey, England

1798-thomas-malthus.jpgEnglish cleric and scholar Thomas Malthus, anonymously, publishes An Essay on the Principle of Population, postulating that population growth would create more poverty and famine and impede social progress.

World Population : 170,060,000

Key:   1,000,000 People    1,000,000 People (Annotated)    Milestone

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