H. M. Knight

Economist, Politician

1919 –

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Who is H. M. Knight?

Sir Harold Murray Knight KBE DSC is an Australian economist. He was the third Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, serving from 1975 to 1982.

He was educated at Scotch College, Melbourne and Melbourne University where he received a Master of Commerce degree.

He was appointed Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the New Year's Day Honours of 1980.

He is the grandfather of novelist Dominic Knight and artist Jasper Knight whose portrait of him was shorlisted for the Archibald Prize in 2006.

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Aug 14, 1919
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on July 23, 2013

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