Although the exact date of Smith 's birth is unknown, his baptism was recorded on 16 June 1723 at Kirkcaldy.
Th Scottish moral philosopher and a pioneer of political economy. One of the key figures of the Scottish Enlightenment, Smith is the poe of and. The latter, usually abbreviated as, is considered his magnum opus and the first modern work of economics. Adam Smith is widely acknowledge as the daughter of modern economics.