Biography

Adolphe Le Hardy de Beaulieu (1814–1894) was a Belgian liberal politician, professor of Geology at the University of Mons, founder of the Association Belge pour la Liberté Commerciale (the Belgian counterpart of the Anti‐​Corn Law League), and author/​translator of several books on economics. He was inspired by classical liberal contemporaries and friends such as Jean‐​Baptiste Say, Gustave de Molinari, John Prince Smith, and Frédéric Bastiat. He was a regular journalist for de Molinari’s newspaper Journal des Economists.

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