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David Cox

1924 - 2022

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Sir David Roxbee Cox (15 July 1924 – 18 January 2022) was a British statistician and educator. His wide-ranging contributions to the field of statistics included introducing logistic regression, the proportional hazards model and the Cox process, a point process named after him. He was a professor of statistics at Birkbeck College, London, Imperial College London and the University of Oxford, and served as Warden of Nuffield College, Oxford. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Cox has received more than 26,685 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). David Cox is the 369th most popular mathematician (up from 697th in 2019), the 1,877th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 3,621st in 2019) and the 38th most popular British Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, David Cox ranks 369 out of 823Before him are Marino Ghetaldi, Philippe de La Hire, Emil Leon Post, Al-Ḥajjāj ibn Yūsuf ibn Maṭar, Karl Wilhelm Feuerbach, and Jim Simons. After him are Yang Hui, Gemma Frisius, Raymond Smullyan, Zhu Shijie, László Lovász, and Otto Hesse.

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Among people born in 1924, David Cox ranks 155Before him are Zizi Jeanmaire, Rangjung Rigpe Dorje, 16th Karmapa, Ottmar Walter, Donatas Banionis, Mohammed Rafi, and Margit Sandemo. After him are Lubomír Štrougal, M. Karunanidhi, Franco Basaglia, Johannes Mario Simmel, Max Roach, and S. R. Nathan. Among people deceased in 2022, David Cox ranks 109Before him are Yvette Mimieux, Nils Arne Eggen, Julio Morales, Nora Nova, Mark Forest, and Reine Wisell. After him are Carmela Corren, Keto Losaberidze, Kay Parker, Maximilian, Margrave of Baden, Joseph Delaney, and Mark Lanegan.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, David Cox ranks 1,877 out of 7,765Before him are John Cleland (1709), John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll (1845), Eileen Atkins (1934), John Fletcher (1579), David Knopfler (1952), and Eleanor of Woodstock (1318). After him are A. S. Byatt (1936), Terry Eagleton (1943), Tim Hunt (1943), Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle (1693), Leo G. Carroll (1886), and Mark Hollis (1955).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United Kingdom

Among mathematicians born in United Kingdom, David Cox ranks 38Before him are John Edensor Littlewood (1885), Frank P. Ramsey (1903), George Green (1793), Edward Waring (1736), William Sealy Gosset (1876), and James Stirling (1692). After him are Ernest William Brown (1866), Thomas Wright (1711), John Hadley (1682), Thomas Bradwardine (1300), Roger Cotes (1682), and Edward Arthur Milne (1896).