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G. H. Hardy

1877 - 1947

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Godfrey Harold Hardy (7 February 1877 – 1 December 1947) was an English mathematician, known for his achievements in number theory and mathematical analysis. In biology, he is known for the Hardy–Weinberg principle, a basic principle of population genetics. G. H. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of G. H. Hardy has received more than 2,190,037 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). G. H. Hardy is the 107th most popular mathematician (down from 71st in 2019), the 526th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 305th in 2019) and the 9th most popular British Mathematician.

G. H. Hardy is most famous for his work in pure mathematics. He was one of the few mathematicians to have ever reached the rank of a Fellow of the Royal Society and the first mathematician to be knighted.

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Among mathematicians, G. H. Hardy ranks 107 out of 823Before him are Hippocrates of Chios, Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi, Lodovico Ferrari, John Couch Adams, Thābit ibn Qurra, and John Wallis. After him are Meton of Athens, Girard Desargues, Isaac Barrow, Theon of Alexandria, Charles Hermite, and Grigori Perelman.

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Among people born in 1877, G. H. Hardy ranks 14Before him are Joan Gamper, Charles Glover Barkla, Muhammad Iqbal, Louis Renault, Edgar Cayce, and Raoul Dufy. After him are Oswald Avery, Kees van Dongen, Heinrich Otto Wieland, Kārlis Ulmanis, Said Nursî, and Arthur Cecil Pigou. Among people deceased in 1947, G. H. Hardy ranks 30Before him are Karl Mannheim, Nicholas Roerich, Frederick Gowland Hopkins, Victor Lustig, Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque, and Stanley Baldwin. After him are Johannes Nicolaus Brønsted, Irving Fisher, Luigi Russolo, Bugsy Siegel, Alexander Löhr, and Pierre Janet.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, G. H. Hardy ranks 526 out of 7,765Before him are Bobby Moore (1941), Bill Wyman (1936), John Wallis (1616), Oliver Sacks (1933), Emma Thompson (1959), and Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848). After him are Diana Rigg (1938), Desmond Llewelyn (1914), Walter Raleigh (1554), Norman Haworth (1883), Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston (1784), and Richard Griffiths (1947).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United Kingdom

Among mathematicians born in United Kingdom, G. H. Hardy ranks 9Before him are George Boole (1815), Ada Lovelace (1815), Alfred North Whitehead (1861), Thomas Harriot (1560), John Couch Adams (1819), and John Wallis (1616). After him are Isaac Barrow (1631), Andrew Wiles (1953), Brook Taylor (1685), Robert Grosseteste (1175), William Oughtred (1574), and Arthur Cayley (1821).