Ronald Fisher a Biography

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Ronald Fisher has been hailed as “a genius who almost single-handedly created the foundations for modern statistical science”, “the greatest of Darwin’s successors”, and even “the greatest biologist since Darwin”. Sir Ronald Aylmer Fisher was a renowned English statistician, evolutionary biologist, eugenicist and geneticist. Fisher was born February 17, 1890 to George and Katie Fisher in East Finchley in London, England.

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Ronald Fisher: a BiographyRonald Fisher has been hailed as a genius who almost single-handedly created the foundations for modern statistical science, the greatest of Darwins successors, and even the greatest biologist since Darwin. Sir Ronald Aylmer Fisher was a renowned English statistician, evolutionary biologist, eugenicist and geneticist. Fisher was born February 17, 1890 to George and Katie Fisher in East Finchley in London, England. George Fisher was a successful fine arts dealer. Ronald had a happy childhood, being the youngest of five siblings with two loving parents. Unfortunately, Fishers mother died when he was only 14 years old, and his father lost his business 18 months later according to the biography by Fishers daughter. Although Fisher had very poor eyesight as a child, he was a very precocious student, winning numerous academic awards thr

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