Julian Huxley

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Person.png Julian Huxley  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
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Born22 June 1887
Died14 February 1975 (Age 87)
NationalityBritish
Alma materEton College, Balliol College (Oxford)
Relatives • Thomas Henry Huxley
• Thomas Arnold
• Matthew Arnold
Founder ofWorld Wildlife Fund
English evolutionary biologist, eugenicist, and internationalist

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Sir Julian Sorell Huxley was an English evolutionary biologist, eugenicist, and internationalist. He was a proponent of natural selection. He was secretary of the Zoological Society of London (1935–1942), the first Director of UNESCO, a founding member of the World Wildlife Fund, the president of the British Eugenics Society (1959-1962), and the first President of the British Humanist Association.


 

A Quote by Julian Huxley

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Transhumanism“unless [civilised societies] invent and enforce adequate measures for regulating human reproduction, for controlling the quantity of population, and at least preventing the deterioration of quality of racial stock, they are doomed to decay”1926


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