Francis Galton, 1822-1911, English Scientist, Motto, Quoted in J. R. Newman (ed.) The World of Mathematics
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Sir Francis Galton, FRS was an English Victorian era statistician, progressive, polymath, sociologist, psychologist, anthropologist, eugenicist, tropical explorer, geographer, inventor, meteorologist, proto-geneticist, and psychometrician. He was knighted in 1909.