Bernard Mallet

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Sir Bernard Mallet, KCB (17 September 1859 – 28 October 1932) was a British civil servant. He served in three departments: the Treasury 1886-1897, Inland Revenue 1897-1907 and General Registrary Office from 1907.[1]

He was the son of Sir Louis Mallet. He was educated at Clifton College and Balliol College, Oxford. He became private secretary to Arthur Balfour. Later, he was Registrar General and President of the Royal Statistical Society from 1916 to 1918.[2] Mallet was prominent in the Eugenics Society and presided over the World Population Conference, held in Geneva in 1927.[3]

He married Marie Adeane, who at various times was a Maid of Honour to Queen Victoria and had two sons, one of whom was Sir Victor Mallet, the diplomat.


  1. ^ Anon (1933) Obituary: Sir Bernard Mallet, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, 96, (1), 148-151.
  2. ^ "Royal Statistical Society Presidents". Royal Statistical Society. Archived from the original on 17 March 2012. Retrieved 6 August 2010.
  3. ^ Sanger, Margaret (1927). Proceedings of the World Population Conference. London: Edward Arnold & Son.