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Hardy, Godfrey Harold.Adm. pens. at TRINITY, June 30, 1896. S. of Isaac, of Cranleigh, Surrey. B. there Feb. 7, 1877. School, Winchester. Matric. Michs. 1896; Scholar, 1896; (4 th Wrangler, 1898; Math. Trip., Pt II, 1st Class, 1900); B.A. 1899;Smith's prize, 1901; M.A. 1903. Fellow, 1900-19 and 1931-44-. Cayley (University) Lecturer, 1914-19. Fellow of New College and Savilian Professor of Geometry at Oxford, 1919-31. Hon. Fellow of New College, Oxford. Sadleirian Professor of Pure Mathematics at Cambridge, 1931-42; retired. F.R.S. (Royal medallist, 1920; Sylvester medallist, 1940); De Morgan medallist, London Math. Soc., 1929. President, Section A, British Association, 1922. President, Mathematical Association, 1924-6. President, London Mathematical Society, 1926-8 and 1939-41. Visiting Professor at Princeton University and at California Institute of Technology, 1928-9. Hon. D.Sc., Harvard and Manchester. Hon. LL.D., Birmingham and Edinburgh. Hon. D.Phil., Athens, Marburg, Oslo and Sofia. Author, A Course of Pure Mathematics; A, etc. Co-author of Mathematician's Apology; Ramanujan Inequalities, An, etc. In the Introduction to the Theory of Numbers Mathematician's he wrote that he was 'interested in mathematics only as a creativeApology art,' and insisted that 'it is not possible to justify the life of any professional mathematician on the ground of the "utility" of his work...when the world is mad, a mathematician may find in mathematics an incomparable anodyne....The case for my life is that I have added something to knowledge and helped others to add more.' ( Who's Who; Winchester Coll. Reg.). | Godfrey Harold HARDY Approx. lifespan: 1877–1947 pens. Trinity College adm1896:06:30 s. of Isaac HARDY Cranleigh, Surrey , b. Cranleigh, Surrey , 1877:02:07 Sch: Winchester School [Winchester], [Hampshire], Matric. 1896:10MT: Scholar 1896 4 th Wrangler 1898 Math.Trip., Pt II, 1st Class 1900 BA 1899 Smith's Prize 1901 MA 1903 Fellow 1900-19 and 1931-44- Cayley (University) Lecturer: 1914-19 Fellow of New College [Oxford] Savilian Professor of Geometry: Oxford University 1919-31 Hon. Fellow of New College [Oxford] Sadleirian Professor of Pure Mathematics: Cambridge University 1931-42 retired FRS Royal Medallist 1920 Sylvester Medallist: 1940 De Morgan Medallist, London Math. Society 1929 President: Section A, British Association 1922 President: Mathematical Association 1924-26 President: London Mathematical Society 1926-28 and 1939-41 Visiting Professor: at Sch: Princeton University [New Jersey], USA , Visiting Professor: at Sch: California Institute of Technology [California], USA , 1928-29 Hon. DSc Harvard, [Massachusetts], USA , Hon. DSc Manchester, [Lancashire], Hon.LLD Birmingham, [Warwickshire], Hon.LLD Edinburgh, [Scotland], Hon. D.Phil. Athens, [Greece], Hon. D.Phil. Marburg, [Germany], Hon. D.Phil. Oslo, [Norway], Hon. D.Phil. Sofia, [Bulgaria], Publ.: A Course of Pure Mathematics ; A Mathematician's Apology ; Ramanujan etc. Publ.: Co-author of Inequalities, An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers etc. Publ.: In the Mathematician's Apology he wrote that he was "interested in mathematics only as a creative art," and insisted that "it is not possible to justify the life of any professional mathematician on the ground of the "utility" of his work...when the world is mad, a mathematician may find in mathematics an incomparable anodyne....The case for my life is that I have added something to knowledge and helped others to add more": ( Who's Who ; Winchester College Reg .)[add:] d. 1947:12:01 [:add][add:]Photograph: The Gownsman 1911:02:25 [:add][add:](CUA: Phot. 33; WWW )[:add] |