Sir Francis Galton

Sir Francis Galton

Birth
Sparkbrook, Metropolitan Borough of Birmingham, West Midlands, England
Death 17 Jan 1911 (aged 88)
Haslemere, Waverley Borough, Surrey, England
Burial Claverdon, Stratford-on-Avon District, Warwickshire, England
Memorial ID 10454153 · View Source
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Victorian polymath, geographer, meteorologist, tropical explorer, founder of differential psychology, inventor of fingerprint identification, pioneer of statistical correlation and regression, convinced hereditarian, eugenicist, proto-geneticist, half-cousin of Charles Darwin and author. Sir Francis Galton was born at the Larches near Sparbrook, Birmingham on February 16, 1822 and died in London, England on January 17th, 1911.

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  • Added: 10 Feb 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 10454153
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sir Francis Galton (16 Feb 1822–17 Jan 1911), Find a Grave Memorial no. 10454153, citing St. Michael and All Angels Churchyard, Claverdon, Stratford-on-Avon District, Warwickshire, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .