Hans Rosling was a great statistician. He had the uncanny ability to tell stories through numbers, bringing the dry figures and boring stats to life.
He passed away last week. He will be sorely missed. But his work endures, and so do his findings and insights.
PLAYBOOTH is running a three-part special on him, starting next week.
In the meantime, here’s a brief introduction to the man, the genius who shed light on our understanding of the world’s demographics, and the trends and facts underwriting them.