Statistics and Statisticians for Social Sciences

Personalities: portraits and biographies Introduction to Statistics: key concepts Hypothesis testing and statistical errors Statistical estimations: important measures Statistics made easy:
video illustrations
Links and acknowledgements

Portraits and biographies

It is important to know histories and biographies for better understanding the context of inventions and the personality of the inventor.
Just click on any picture - and you will be redirected to the "biography page" of a person.


Thomas Bayes
(1702–1761)

Carl Friedrich Gauss
(1777–1855)

Adolphe Quetelet
(1796–1874)

Francis Galton
(1822–1911)

Karl Pearson
(1857–1936)

Charles Spearman
(1863–1945)

William S. Gosset ("Student")
(1876–1937)

Gertrude Mary Cox
(1900-1978)

Ronald A. Fisher
(1890–1962)

Carlo Emilio Bonferroni
(1892–1960)

Jerzy Neyman
(1894–1981)

Egon Pearson
(1895–1980)

Maurice Kendall
(1907–1983)

John Wilder Tukey
(1915–2000)

Webpage created by
Olga Echevskaya


If you are interested to know more about statisticians and important statistical inventions, please check Materials on the History of Statistics at The University of York, Department of Mathematics web-site, or statistical corn bins of Wikipedia.

Return to the main page