William Hodge

lived from 1903 to 1975

William Hodge studied at Edinburgh and Cambridge Universities. After some time at Bristol and in the USA he returned to Cambridge and became Lowndean Professor of Astronomy and Geometry. His main interests were in Algebraic Geometry and Differential Geometry. He became an honorary member of the EMS in 1954. He was knighted in 1959.

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http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Mathematicians/Hodge.html