Philip Hall

1904 - 1982

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Hall was the main impetus behind the British school of group theory and the growth of group theory to be one of the major mathematical topics of the 20th Century was largely due to him.
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List of References (4 books/articles)

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Mathematicians born in the same country

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  1. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to Philip Hall
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Fellow of the Royal Society1942
BMC morning speaker1949
LMS President1955 - 1957
LMS Berwick Prize winner1958
Royal Society Sylvester Medal1961
LMS De Morgan Medal1965


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