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Hardy, Godfrey Harold

Born: 1877 AD
Died: 1947 AD
Nationality: English
Categories: Mathematicians

1877 – Born in Cranleigh, England on the 7th of February.

1896 – He entered Trinity College, Cambridge.

1900 – He passed part II of the tripos and was awarded a fellowship.

1903 – He earned his M.A., which was the highest academic degree at English universities at that time.

1906 – He held the position of a lecturer, who had to teach six hours per week leaving him plenty of time for research.

1911 – He collaborated with J. E. Littlewood, in extensive work in mathematical analysis and analytic number theory.

1919 – He left Cambridge to take the Savilian Chair of Geometry at Oxford in the aftermath of the Bertrand Russell affair during World War I.

1930 – He took part in the Union of Democratic Control during World War I.

1931 – He returned to Cambridge.

1942 – He was Sadleirian Professor.

1947 – Died on the 1st of December.