Sir Francis Galton

Sir Francis Galton bio

Birth Name: Sir Francis Galton

Occupation: Person

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: February 16, 1822

Date Of Death: January 17, 1911

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: English

Sir Francis Galton was born on the 16th of February, 1822. He was known for being a Person. English Victorian polymath who created the statistical concept of correlation and introduced the use of questionnaires and surveys for collecting data on communities. He wrote over 340 books and papers and his 1869 book Hereditary Genius was the first social scientific attempt to study genius and greatness.

Sir Francis Galton was born in England. He was a founding member of the Lunar Society of Birmingham and in 1850 he joined the Royal Geographical Society, with whom he mounted a difficult expedition into then little-known South West Africa. He coined the phrase “nature versus nurture” and he was knighted in 1909.

Sir Francis Galton was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Sir Francis Galton was born in 1820s.

Sir Francis Galton is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Sir Francis Galton’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Sir Francis Galton’s parents.

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Sir Francis Galton was born in the Year of the Horse.

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REAL NAME: Sir Francis Galton
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Sir Francis Galton was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Sir Francis Galton was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Sir Francis Galton had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Sir Francis Galton’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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