Francis Galton, English polymath, anthropologist, and geographer (b. 1822) died on January 17, 1911.

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, English polymath, anthropologist, and geographer (b. 1822) died on January 17, 1911.

January 17, 1911

Francis Galton, English polymath, anthropologist, and geographer (b. 1822) died on January 17, 1911.

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.