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Adolphe Quetelet (1014)

Profession
Mathematician, Astronomer, and Statistician
Nationality
Belgian
Born
1796, Ghent
Died
1874, Brussels
Short Biography
Lambert Adolphe Jacques Quetelet (French: [kətlɛ]; 22 February 1796 – 17 February 1874) was a Belgian astronomer, mathematician, statistician and sociologist. He founded and directed the Brussels Observatory and was influential in introducing statistical ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • Graduated from University of Ghent, 1814
Appointments & Honors
  • 1814-28, University of Ghent
  • 1828-74, Royal Observatory, Brussels