Occupation

STATISTICIANS

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With 9 biographies, Statisticians are the 94th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Poker Players, Rugby Players, and Magicians.

Pantheon has 9 people classified as statisticians born between 1702 and 1928. Of these 9, 1 (11.11%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living statisticians include C. R. Rao. The most famous deceased statisticians include Francis Galton, Thomas Bayes, and Pafnuty Chebyshev. As of October 2020, 1 new statisticians have been added to Pantheon including Gertrude Mary Cox.

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Most statisticians were born in United Kingdom (4), United States (2), and Russia (1). By city, the most common birth places were Birmingham (1), London (1), and Zhukovsky District, Kaluga Oblast (1).The most common death places of statisticians were United Kingdom (3), United States (3), and Russia (1). By city, these were Haslemere (1), Royal Tunbridge Wells (1), and Saint Petersburg (1).

The earliest biographies classified as statisticians in Pantheon are Francis Galton, Pafnuty Chebyshev, and Thomas Bayes.  The concentration of statisticians was largest during the Newspaper Era, which lasted from 1700 to 1899. Some birth or death locations for earlier statisticians are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Statisticians were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 8 most globally memorable Statisticians since 1700.

Statisticians are found within the Science & Technology domain which also includes Biologists, Mathematicians, Physicists, Astronomers, and Chemists.