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Full name : Francis Galton
Alias : Francis Galton
Gender : Men
Country : England
Birthday : 16-02-1822
Address : Birmingham
Animals : The Horse
Zodiac : Aquarius
Died : 17-01-1911
Father : Samuel Tertius Galton
Mother : Frances Anne Violetta Darwin
Siblings :
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Children :
Education : University of Cambridge Trinity College Cambridge King's College London
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Activists : Inventors & Discoverers

Sir Francis Galton was an English man who influenced the scientific, psychological geographical and meteorological arenas. With an IQ of two hundred, he was a best-selling author, inventor of finger identification, statistician, sociologist, meteorologist, a geologist, explorer, founder of differential psychology and geneticist. He is most renowned for studying selective mating in humans, and referred to it as Eugenics. He also created the term “nature versus nurture” in reference to his study of hereditary traits. Even though he is not recognized for his accomplishments, Galton’s contributions are still in effect today. In the various novels and autobiographical writing penned by this great scientist, his passion for scientific studies was evident. His friends and family saw him as shy and extremely humble, despite his high intelligence. A workaholic by nature, he diligently set about finding the answers to queries and despite being weary with long working hours he pressed onward with his research and findings. He received many awards for his accomplishments, including being knighted, and if he wasn’t supported by his parents and his older sister, he would not be the genius that influenced such a vast array of fields of study. Read on to know more about the life of this great scientific mind and his contribution to the society

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