Harold Davenport

1907 - 1969

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Davenport worked on number theory, in particular the geometry of numbers, Diophantine approximation and the analytic theory of numbers. He wrote a number of important textbooks and monographs including The higher arithmetic (1952)
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  1. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to Harold Davenport
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Fellow of the Royal Society1940
Speaker at International Congress1950
BMC plenary speaker1952
LMS Berwick Prize winner1954
LMS President1957 - 1959
BMC morning speaker1962
Royal Society Sylvester Medal1967


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