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86 words, approx. 1 pages
Sir Francis Galton 1822-1911 British gentleman scientist and cousin of Charles Darwin (1809-1882) who studied meteorology and anthropology, but is best known for founding the eugenics movement. Eugeni... Read more
1,619 words, approx. 6 pages
The Study of Human Heredity and Eugenics During the Nineteenth Century, Focusing on the Work of Francis Galton Overview Francis Galton (1822-1910) first coined the term eugenics in 1883. It stems from... Read more
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Francis Galton 1822-1911 English Biologist and Statistician Francis Galton has been called the last of the gentleman scientists—men who dabbled in science as a hobby rather than a profession. G... Read more
1,183 words, approx. 4 pages
Galton, Francis Francis Galton (1822–1911), the scientist who created and promoted eugenics, the notion that a fitter human race might be created through selective breeding, was born near Birmi... Read more