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Galton, Sir Francis, F.R.S., was born at Duddeston in 1822, and was admitted at King Edward's School, Birmingham, from which he went to the Birmingham Hospital, and later to King's College, London, to study medicine, finally graduating at King's College, Cambridge, in 1844. In 1846 he went to North Africa, and to South Africa in 1850, embodying his experiences in Explorer in Tropical South Africa, and in the useful manual, Art of Travel. Latterly he has given his attention to anthropology, and has written upon Hereditary Genius, Natural Inheritance, and many kindred subjects.