Lancelot Hogben

Science writer, Author

1895 – 1975

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Who was Lancelot Hogben?

Lancelot Thomas Hogben FRS was a versatile British experimental zoologist and medical statistician. He is best known for developing the African clawed frog as a model organism for biological research in his early career, attacking the eugenics movement in the middle of his career, and popularising books on science, mathematics and language in his later career.

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Born
Dec 9, 1895
Portsmouth
Also known as
  • Lancelot Thomas Hogben
Religion
  • Atheism
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Trinity College, Cambridge
Lived in
  • Portsmouth
Died
Aug 22, 1975
Wrexham

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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