Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from American National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 11 May 2021

Veblen, Thorstein Bundelocked

(30 July 1857–03 August 1929)
  • Royall Brandis


Veblen, Thorstein Bunde (30 July 1857–03 August 1929), economist and social critic, was born in Cato Township, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, the son of Thomas Anderson Veblen and Kari Thorsteindatter Bunde, farmers. Veblen’s parents had emigrated from Norway in 1847 and, after three earlier attempts at farming in Wisconsin, settled permanently in 1865 on a farm near Northfield, Minnesota....

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription