Francis Galton

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Sir Francis Galton
Francis Galton 1850s.jpg
Born 16 Februar 1822(1822-02-16)
Birmingham, Wast Midlands, Ingland
Died 17 Januar 1911(1911-01-17) (aged 88)
Haslemere, Surrey, Ingland
Residence Ingland
Naitionality Breetish
Alma mater King's College, London
Trinity College, Cambridge
Kent for Eugenics
Behavioural genetics
The Galton buird
Regression taewart the mean
Staundart deviation
Wather map
Galton's problem
Awairds Ryal Medal (1886)
Darwin–Wallace Medal (Silver, 1908)
Copley Medal (1910)
Scientific career
Fields Anthropology, Sociology
Institutions Meteorological Cooncil
Ryal Geografical Society
Academic advisors William Hopkins
Notable students Karl Pearson

Sir Francis Galton, FRS (/ˈfrɑːnsɪs ˈɡɔːltən/; 16 Februar 1822 – 17 Januar 1911) wis an Inglis Victorian era stateestician, progressive, polymath, sociologist, psychologist,[1][2] anthropologist, eugenicist, tropical explorer, geografer, inventor, meteorologist, proto-geneticist, an psychometrician. He wis knichtit in 1909.

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  1. "Sir Francis Galton F.R.S: 1822-1911". Retrieved 9 January 2017. 
  2. "Francis Galton - Biography, Books and Theories". Retrieved 9 January 2017.