## Edward Maitland Wright
## 1906 - 2005 | Click the picture above |

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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Honours awarded to Edward Maitland Wright(Click below for those honoured in this way) | |

Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh | 1937 |

BMC morning speaker | 1953 |

LMS Berwick Prize winner | 1978 |

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