The above photo was taken at Adam Smith’s grave in Edinburgh’s Canongate Kirkyard in 2009 on the occasion of the 250th anniversary of the publication of The Theory of Moral Sentiments.

Smith’s grave is a short distance from Panmure House where he died in 1790.

The picture shows seven Nobel Memorial Prize winning economists. From left to right they are:

Wassily Leontief (1906-1999) Russian-American Economist
1973 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences

Lawrence Klein (1920-2013) American Economist
1980 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences

James Buchanan (1919-2013) American Economist
1986 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences

Frances Modigliani (1918-2003) Italian-American Economist
1985 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences

Maurice Allais (1911-2010) French Economist
1988 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences

James Tobin (1918-2002) American Economist
1981 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences

James Meade (1907-1995) British Economist
1977 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences