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1912 | The First International Eugenics Congress

1912 | The First International Eugenics Congress

The First International Eugenics Congress was held in London and organized by the British Eugenics Education Society. The event served as a forum to extol the virtues of eugenic policies and ideas, and to communicate the importance of eugenics to the general public. It was attended by over 400 individuals from across Europe, Britain, and the U.S. Notable attendees included Winston Churchill, Arthur Balfour, Alexander Graham Bell, and several well known Mendelian geneticists of the time.  

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