Definition of Galton, Sir Francis in English:

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Galton, Sir Francis

Pronunciation: /ˈɡɔːlt(ə)n/
(1822–1911), English scientist. He founded eugenics and introduced methods of measuring human mental and physical abilities. He also pioneered the use of fingerprints as a means of identification.

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