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Hardy, Godfrey Harold (G. H. Hardy)

Born: 1877 AD
Died: 1947 AD, at 70 years of age.

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.


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