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Fisher, Sir Ronald Aylmer (1890–1962), statistician and geneticist

Hamish G. Spencer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Genetics; Genetics and Genomics; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Probability and Statistics; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 3027 words.

Fisher, Sir Ronald Aylmer (1890–1962), statistician and geneticist, was born on 17 February 1890 at his parents' home in East Finchley, Middlesex, the last of seven surviving children born...

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Lyons, Israel, the younger (1739–1775), mathematician and botanist

Ruth Wallis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Botany. 662 words.

Lyons, Israel, the younger (1739–1775), mathematician and botanist, was born at Cambridge, the son of Israel Lyons the elder (d. 1770). He was something of a prodigy, especially in...

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