Edward Maitland Wright

1906 - 2005

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Edward Maitland Wright was initially self-taught in Mathematics but was able to go and study at Oxford. He spent a year at Göttingen and returned to Oxford. He was appointed to the Char at Aberdeen where he stayed for the rest of his career, eventually becoming Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University. He is best known for the standard work on Number Theory he wrote with G H Hardy.
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  1. Obituary: The Times
  2. Obituary: Daily Telegraph
  3. Obituary: Aberdeen Press and Journal

Honours awarded to Edward Maitland Wright
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Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1937
BMC morning speaker1953
LMS Berwick Prize winner1978

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