The New International Encyclopædia/Achenwall, Gottfried
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ACHENWALL, äG'en-väl, Gottfried (1719-72). A German economist and statistician. He was professor of philosophy in Göttingen from about 1750 until his death. Though not the originator of the science of statistics, he was the first to formulate and define its purpose.