Monopoly’s forgotten inventor

The Landlord's Game
Elizabeth Magie, a crusader against big business, devised the classic capitalist game decades before the man credited with its creation.

The forgotten inventor of Monopoly was Elizabeth Magie: comedienne, poet, and staunchly independent woman. She made national headlines when she, mocking the social pressure for her to get married, put herself up for auction to the highest bidder.

(thanks to Mark Theriault for sending this in!)

One Response to “Monopoly’s forgotten inventor”

  1. Daisy

    This is way cooler looking than Monopoly.