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Graves, John Thomas (1806–1870), jurist and mathematician, born in Dublin on 4 December 1806, was the eldest son of John Crosbie Graves, barrister, grandnephew of Richard Graves DD and cousin of Robert James Graves MD. After attending a school run by the Revd Samuel Field...


Leone Levi (1821–1888) by Elliott & Fry, 1873 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Levi, Leone (1821–1888), jurist, political economist, and statistician, was born on 6 June 1821 in Ancona, later part of the kingdom of Italy. He came from a middle-class Jewish family. His father, Isaac, and his elder brother were both merchants. Leone received a practical, commercial education and began working for his brother at the age of fifteen. He travelled to ...