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Noteworthy Families (Modern Science) (Volume 1); An Index to Kinships in Near Degrees Between Persons Whose Achievements Are Honourable, and Have Been (Paperback) Loot Price: R280
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Noteworthy Families (Modern Science) (Volume 1); An Index to Kinships in Near Degrees Between Persons Whose Achievements Are...
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Noteworthy Families (Modern Science) (Volume 1); An Index to Kinships in Near Degrees Between Persons Whose Achievements Are Honourable, and Have Been (Paperback)

Francis Galton

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1906. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... NOTEWORTHY FAMILIES OF FELLOWS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY LIVING IN 1904. Avebury, Lord. See Lubbock. Balfour, Right Hon. Arthur James (b. 1848), P.C., etc., F.R.S., Leader of the House of Commons, 1895; Prime Minister, 1902; President of the British Association, 1904; author of "The Foundations of Belief." For fuller references, see "Who's Who" and numerous other biographies.] bro, Francis Maitland Balfour (1851-18S2), F.R.S., Professor of Animal Morphology at Cambridge; brilliant investigator in embryology; gold medal, Royal Society, 1881; killed by a fall in the Alps. bro, Right Hon. Gerald W. Balfour (b. 1853), P.C., Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge; President of the Board of Trade, 1902. si, Eleanor Mildred (Mrs. Henry Sidgwick), Principal of Newnham College, Cambridge. si, Evelyn, wife of Lord Rayleigh, F.R.S.. and mother of Hon. Robert John Striitt, F.R.S. {q.v.). me bro, 3rd Marquis of Salisbury, Robert A. T. Gascoigne--Cecil (1830-1903), K.G., P.C., etc., F.R.S.; eminent statesman; Prime Minister, 1885-1886, 1886, 1895-1903; Chancellor of the University of Oxford; President of the British Association, 1894; in earlier life essayist and critic; also an experimenter in electricity. It is difficult to distinguish those in the able family of the Cecils whose achievements were due to sheer ability from those who were largely helped by social influence. A second me bro and five me bro sons are recorded in "Who's Who." Sir Robert Stawell Ball, LL.D., F.R.S. (b. 1840), Lowndean Prof, of Astronomy and Geometry, Cambridge; Fellow of King's College, Cambridge; Member of the Council of the Senate; Director of the Cambridge Observatory since 1892; Royal Astronomer of Ireland, 18741892; Ex-President of Royal Astronomical Soc., Mathematical Assoc., and of Royal Zoological...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Francis Galton
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 34
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-85343-9
Barcode: 9780217853439
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LSN: 0-217-85343-9

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