• Born date: 1806-05-20
  • Born in: London
  • Death date: 1873-05-08
  • Death in: FrancE
John Stuart Mill

John Stuart Mill, FRSE (20 May 1806 – 8 May 1873) was a British philosopher, political economist and civil servant. He was an influential contributor to social theory, political theory and political economy. He has been called "the most influential English-speaking philosopher of the nineteenth century". Mill's conception of liberty justified the freedom of the individual in opposition to unlimited state control.