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Galton, Sir Francis

  1. John Waller

Published Online: 25 APR 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0002527

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How to Cite

Waller, J. 2001. Galton, Sir Francis. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. University of London, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 APR 2001

Abstract

1822–1911 British scientific polymath responsible for major breakthroughs in statistics and the science of heredity.

Keywords:

  • heredity;
  • eugenics;
  • statistics;
  • Darwin;
  • meteorology