George Gallup

Picture of George Gallup

Date of Birth: 11/18/1901

Age: 82

Place of birth: Jefferson

Citizenship: United States


Educated in 1919-1929 GG at the University of Iowa (BA, 1923; MA, 1925; Ph.D., 1929); He worked as a teacher from 1923 to 1926 at the University of Iowa from 1926 to 1929 he - associate professor, from 1929 to 1931 - professor of journalism at Drake University, since 1931 - professor in the North -West University, from 1932 to 1947 led the research at an advertising agency "Young and Publicam", from 1935 to 1937 professor at the Pulitzer school of journalism at Columbia University. In 1935, Gallup founded at Princeton the first such American Institute of Public Opinion ( "Gallup-Institute"), it is the British Institute of Public Opinion was based. He became famous for fantastic when predicted victory S. Roosevelt error of 6% on the 1936 presidential election, the (elections in 1948 but was unable to predict).