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Royal Statistical Society

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION

Founded 1834 as the Statistical Society of London. "The Royal Statistical Society is an international membership organisation with members in over 50 countries worldwide. We promote public understanding of statistics and provide professional support to users of statistics and statisticians."

Official Website:
http://www.rss.org.uk/

Location:
London, England

Founding Date:
15-Mar-1834

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Charles Babbage
Mathematician
26-Dec-1791 18-Oct-1871 Inventor of the Difference Engine
Alexander Dallas Bache
Physicist
19-Jul-1806 17-Feb-1867 First President, National Academy of Sciences
David H. Blackwell
Mathematician
24-Apr-1919 8-Jul-2010 Bayesian statistics
Charles Booth
Sociologist
30-Mar-1840 23-Nov-1916 Studied poverty in London
George Box
Mathematician
18-Oct-1919   Statistician at University of Wisconsin
Charles Clarke
Politician
21-Sep-1950   UK Home Secretary, 2004-06
George Darwin
Astronomer
9-Jul-1845 7-Dec-1912 Evolution of the Sun-Earth-Moon system
Francis Edgeworth
Mathematician
8-Feb-1845 13-Feb-1926 Pure Theory of Taxation
Ronald Fisher
Mathematician
17-Feb-1890 29-Jul-1962 Analysis of variance and covariance
Joseph Mortimer Granville
Doctor
1833 1900 Electric vibrator
John Maynard Keynes
Economist
5-Jun-1883 21-Apr-1946 Father of Keynesian economics
Simon Kuznets
Economist
30-Apr-1901 8-Jul-1985 National Income and Its Composition
Wassily Leontief
Economist
5-Aug-1906 5-Feb-1999 Structure of the American Economy
Florence Nightingale
Activist
12-May-1820 13-Aug-1910 Established nursing as a profession


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