Welcome to galton.org, the life and complete works of Sir Francis Galton F.R.S, 1822-1911.
Victorian polymath: geographer, meteorologist, tropical explorer,
founder of differential psychology, inventor of fingerprint identification,
pioneer of statistical correlation and regression, convinced hereditarian,
eugenicist, proto-geneticist, half-cousin of Charles Darwin and best-selling author.
All of Francis Galton's scientific papers, essays, books and other published matter,
some 500 items, are republished here, usually in facsimile form.