Francis Galton

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Most Influential Person

English polymath: geographer, statistician, pioneer in eugenics

Why Is Francis Galton Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Sir Francis Galton, FRS FRAI , was an English Victorian era polymath: a statistician, sociologist, psychologist, anthropologist, tropical explorer, geographer, inventor, meteorologist, proto-geneticist, psychometrician and a proponent of social Darwinism, eugenics and scientific racism. He was knighted in 1909.

Francis Galton's Published Works

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What Are Francis Galton's Academic Contributions?

Francis Galton is most known for their academic work in the field of psychology. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of biology, earth sciences, anthropology, sociology, mathematics, philosophy, and literature.

Francis Galton has made the following academic contributions:

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