LAMBERT ADOLPHE JACQUES QUETELET (1796-1874), Belgian astronomer, meteorologist and statistician, was born at Ghent on the 22nd of February 1796, and educated at the lyceum of that town.
WILLIAM FARR (1807-1883), English statistician, was born at Kenley, in Shropshire, on the 30th of November 1807.
These numbers have been taken as a basis for calculation of population, and one statistician reasoned that if 50,000 were buried in one churchyard 100,000 should represent the whole mortality of London.
It is largely due to the overlooking of this phase of the question that an American statistician has fallen into the error of stating that about 16s.
PASCUAL MADOZ (1806-1870), Spanish statistician, was born at Pampeluna on the 7th of May 1806.
SIR ROBERT GIFFEN (1837-1910), British statistician and economist, was born at Strathaven, Lanarkshire.
Lars Johan Hierta (1801-1872) was the leading journalist, Johan Henrik Thomander, bishop of Lund (1798-1865), the greatest orator, Matthias Alexander Castren (1813-1852) a prominent man of science, and Karl Gustaf af Forsell (1783-1848), the principal statistician of this not very brilliant period.
To the statistician of the stars, catalogues of spectra, magnitude, position and proper motions are of the same importance that census tables are to the student of humanity.
Effects of the World War.-The losses suffered by Latvia from evacuation, war, occupation, invasion and Bolshevik rule almost ruined her beyond hope; the official statistician Skuieneeks estimated in 1920 that it would take 50 years to bring her back to the pre-war level.
Fuentes, an able statistician and the author of the Estadistica de Linta, has also written a manual of parliamentary practice.
ERNST ENGEL (1821-1896), German political economist and statistician, was born in Dresden on the 21st of March 1821.
His high reputation as a financial journalist and statistician, gained in these years, led to his appointment in 1876 as head of the statistical department in the Board of Trade, and subsequently he became assistant secretary (1882) and finally controllergeneral (1892), retiring in 1897.
GOTTFRIED ACHENWALL (1719-1772), German statistician, was born at Elbing, in East Prussia, in October 1719.
SIR WILLIAM PETTY (1623-1687), English statistician and.
WILLIAM NEWMARCH (1820-1882), English economist and statistician, was born at Thirsk, Yorkshire, on the 28th of January 1820.