Douglas Hartree

1897 - 1958

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Douglas Rayner Hartree (27 March 1897 – 12 February 1958) was an English mathematician and physicist most famous for the development of numerical analysis and its application to the Hartree–Fock equations of atomic physics and the construction of a differential analyser using Meccano. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Douglas Hartree has received more than 93,801 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Douglas Hartree is the 716th most popular mathematician (down from 632nd in 2019), the 3,630th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,110th in 2019) and the 78th most popular Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Douglas Hartree ranks 716 out of 823Before him are Victor Puiseux, Eugene Dynkin, Friedrich Engel, Boris Galerkin, Anatoly Karatsuba, and William Kahan. After him are Vera T. Sós, Solomon W. Golomb, Antanas Mockus, E. T. Whittaker, Cesare Arzelà, and Edmond Laguerre.

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Among people born in 1897, Douglas Hartree ranks 217Before him are Jacob Bjerknes, Martti Marttelin, Aaro Pajari, Antonio Campolo, Hansa Jivraj Mehta, and Ville Pörhölä. After him are Nils Asther, Luis Batlle Berres, Gerhard Lamprecht, Władysław Broniewski, Knudåge Riisager, and Adolph Deutsch. Among people deceased in 1958, Douglas Hartree ranks 137Before him are Alexandre Tuffère, Oscar Torp, Nezihe Muhiddin, Ruth Smith, Peter Whitehead, and Jean Debucourt. After him are Petr Bezruč, Gustaf Söderström, David Pegg, José María Caro Rodríguez, Henri Béraud, and Paul Pilgrim.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Douglas Hartree ranks 3,630 out of 7,765Before him are Joe Cole (1981), John O. Westwood (1805), James Thomson (1700), Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex (1591), Nigella Lawson (1960), and Bernard Sumner (1956). After him are Malcolm Campbell (1885), Francis Willughby (1635), Peter Maxwell Davies (1934), Nicola Sturgeon (1970), Abdalqadir as-Sufi (1930), and Anthony de la Roché (1700).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United Kingdom

Among mathematicians born in United Kingdom, Douglas Hartree ranks 78Before him are Lady Byron (1792), Peter Tait (1831), Annie S. D. Maunder (1868), William Whiston (1667), William Shanks (1812), and Charles Howard Hinton (1853). After him are E. T. Whittaker (1873), William Henry Young (1863), Benjamin Robins (1707), Simon Donaldson (1957), Mary Everest Boole (1832), and William Hopkins (1793).