Charles Spearman

1863 - 1945

Charles Spearman

Charles Edward Spearman, FRS (10 September 1863 – 17 September 1945) was an English psychologist known for work in statistics, as a pioneer of factor analysis, and for Spearman's rank correlation coefficient. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Spearman has received more than 244,965 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 89th most popular psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Charles Spearman ranks 89 out of 169Before him are Vladimir Bekhterev, Antonio Damasio, David McClelland, George Armitage Miller, Clark L. Hull, and Serge Moscovici. After him are Wilfred Bion, Michael Balint, Benjamin Bloom, Rudolf Arnheim, Donald O. Hebb, and Walter Bradford Cannon.

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Among people born in 1863, Charles Spearman ranks 38Before him are Reinhard Scheer, Franz von Hipper, William Randolph Hearst, Albert Calmette, Essad Pasha Toptani, and Henry Royce. After him are Émile Friant, Mary Jane Kelly, Felix Weingartner, Archduke Eugen of Austria, Manuel Gomes da Costa, and Leopold Berchtold. Among people deceased in 1945, Charles Spearman ranks 93Before him are Plutarco Elías Calles, Philipp Bouhler, Mitsuru Ushijima, Ernst-Robert Grawitz, Albrecht Penck, and Fritz Klein. After him are Pierre Drieu La Rochelle, Hans Kammler, Walter Bradford Cannon, Walter Krüger, Kiril, Prince of Preslav, and Georg Kaiser.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Charles Spearman ranks 990 out of 5,347Before him are Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury (1671), Anne Hyde (1637), Joseph Addison (1672), James Mason (1909), Kenneth Branagh (1960), and Daniel Burley Woolfall (1852). After him are Neil Gaiman (1960), Orlando Bloom (1977), Philip Pullman (1946), Mungo Park (1771), John Schlesinger (1926), and Evelyn Waugh (1903).

Among PSYCHOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among psychologists born in United Kingdom, Charles Spearman ranks 5Before him are John Bowlby (1907), Donald Winnicott (1896), Raymond Cattell (1905), and Edward B. Titchener (1867). After him are R. D. Laing (1927), Frederic Bartlett (1886), Ernest Jones (1879), Havelock Ellis (1859), William McDougall (1871), Alexander Bain (1818), and Simon Baron-Cohen (1958).

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