From the economist:
A good graphic can tell a story, bring a lump to the throat, even change policies. Here are three of history’s best…
They chose these 3:
- Florence Nightingale’s chart of the causes of the deaths of soldiers in the Crimean war
- Charles Joseph Minard’s chart of Napoleon’s Russian campaign of 1812
- William Playfair’s chart of â€œweekly wages of a good mechanicâ€ and the â€œprice of a quarter of wheatâ€ against monarchs.
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