Remembering Hans Rosling | StatsLife

Professor Hans Rosling, a statistician and public educator who was committed to sharing the joy – and importance – of statistics, died yesterday. In a statement posted on the Gapminder website, his son and daughter-in-law, Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Rönnlund, explained that Prof. Rosling had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer a year ago and that he had passed away early Tuesday morning, surrounded by his family in Uppsala, Sweden.