Francis Galton

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Sir Francis Galton
Francis Galton 1850s.jpg
Born16 Februar 1822(1822-02-16)
Birmingham, Wast Midlands, Ingland
Died17 Januar 1911(1911-01-17) (aged 88)
Haslemere, Surrey, Ingland
ResidenceIngland
NaitionalityBreetish
Alma materKing's College, London
Trinity College, Cambridge
Kent forEugenics
Behavioural genetics
The Galton buird
Regression taewart the mean
Staundart deviation
Wather map
Galton's problem
AwairdsRyal Medal (1886)
Darwin–Wallace Medal (Silver, 1908)
Copley Medal (1910)
Scientific career
FieldsAnthropology, Sociology
InstitutionsMeteorological Cooncil
Ryal Geografical Society
Academic advisorsWilliam Hopkins
Notable studentsKarl 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". galton.org. Retrieved 9 January 2017.
  2. "Francis Galton - Biography, Books and Theories". famouspsychologists.org. Retrieved 9 January 2017.