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date: 04 June 2020

Galton, Sir Francislocked

(1822–1911)
  • Ruth Schwartz Cowan

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Galton, Sir Francis (1822–1911), biostatistician, human geneticist, and eugenicist, was born in Birmingham on 16 February 1822, the youngest of the seven children of Samuel Tertius Galton (1783–1844), a very successful banker, and his wife, Frances Anne Violetta Darwin (1783–1874), one of the many daughters of ...

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