Sir Francis Galton


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Noun1.Sir Francis Galton - English scientist (cousin of Charles Darwin) who explored many fields including heredity, meteorology, statistics, psychology, and anthropologySir Francis Galton - English scientist (cousin of Charles Darwin) who explored many fields including heredity, meteorology, statistics, psychology, and anthropology; founder of eugenics and first to use fingerprints for identification (1822-1911)
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The concept of people who cannot visualise was first identified by the polymath Sir Francis Galton in 1880.
The Victorian polymath and trailblazer in the study of psychology (long before Freud) and heredity Sir Francis Galton (1822-1911) included a study of the achievements of the Clasper family in his groundbreaking book Hereditary Genius, published in 1869.
While most people are familiar with the life and work of Charles Darwin, many have all but forgotten the name of his equally brilliant cousin, Birmingham-born Sir Francis Galton.
SIR FRANCIS GALTON, I have to warn you, was a rather unpleasant man.