One of the founders of neoclassical economics, Alfred Marshall was born on July 26, 1826. First impression: he looks like he was a barrel of laughs. Possibly in the room at the Fidelity Fiduciary Bank in Mary Poppins?
July 26th is the Roman Catholic Feast Day of Saint Anne, mother of Mary, patron saint of Brittany, Canada, Detroit, Taguig, Hagonoy, Bulacan, Kurunegalle Catholic Diocese, Sri Lanka; Fasnia (Tenerife); Mainar; unmarried women; carpenters; child care providers; childless people; children; equestrians; grandparents; homemakers/housewives; lace makers; lost articles; miners; mothers; moving house; old-clothes dealers; poverty; pregnancy; seamstresses; stablemen; sterility; and teachers. She’s got a lot on her plate.
Roman Catholic Saint Stanislaus the Martyr was born on July 26, 1030. He was the Bishop Kraków, and canonized by Pope Innocent IV on September 17, 1253. He is the Patron Saint of Poland, Kraków, and moral order.
I love that saints are given jobs, don’t you? Oh you were extra good in life, here is an extremely tedious job monitoring adherence to rules that humans are notoriously terrible at following and you will have it for eternity. Where can I sign up?