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List of famous female statisticians, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female statisticians list contains the most prominent and top females known for being statisticians. There are thousand of females working as statisticians in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic statisticians have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a statistician then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list has a variety of people in it, from Grace Wahba to Jessica Utts.

While this isn't a list of all female statisticians, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female statisticians?" and "Who are the best female statisticians?"
Florence Nightingale is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Statisticians
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Florence Nightingale, OM, RRC was a celebrated English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing. She came to prominence while serving as a manager of nurses trained by her during the Crimean War, where she organised the tending to wounded soldiers. She gave nursing a ...more

Age: Died at 90 (1820-1910)

Birthplace: Florence, Italy

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F. N. David

Florence Nightingale David, also known as F. N. David was an English statistician, born in Ivington, Herefordshire, England. She was named after Florence Nightingale, who was a friend of her parents. ...more

Age: Died at 84 (1909-1993)

Birthplace: Ivington, United Kingdom


Enid Charles

Enid Charles was a socialist, feminist and statistician who was a pioneer in the fields of demography and population statistics. She was born Dorothy Enid Charles in Denbigh, Wales. She obtained a bachelor's degree in mathematics, economics and statistics at Newnham College, Cambridge University and ...more

Age: Died at 78 (1894-1972)

Birthplace: United Kingdom

Gertrude Mary Cox is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Statisticians
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Gertrude Mary Cox was an influential American statistician and founder of the department of Experimental Statistics at North Carolina State University. She was later appointed director of both the Institute of Statistics of the Consolidated University of North Carolina and the Statistics Research ...more

Age: Died at 78 (1900-1978)

Birthplace: Iowa, United States of America

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