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Henry Dudeney

1857 - 1930

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Henry Ernest Dudeney (10 April 1857 – 23 April 1930) was an English author and mathematician who specialised in logic puzzles and mathematical games. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Dudeney has received more than 90,385 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Henry Dudeney is the 511th most popular mathematician (up from 547th in 2019), the 2,458th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,554th in 2019) and the 51st most popular British Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Henry Dudeney ranks 511 out of 823Before him are Heinrich Martin Weber, Wilhelm Jordan, Haskell Curry, Lazarus Fuchs, Samuel Eilenberg, and Issai Schur. After him are Dénes Kőnig, Benedetto Castelli, G. I. Taylor, Campanus of Novara, Martin Ohm, and Egon Pearson.

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Among people born in 1857, Henry Dudeney ranks 83Before him are Stojan Protić, Louis Dollo, Alfred Bruneau, Albert Ballin, George Hendrik Breitner, and Eva Bonnier. After him are Shibli Nomani, Uroš Predić, Filippo Turati, Manuel Estrada Cabrera, Ayub Khan, and Wilhelm Kienzl. Among people deceased in 1930, Henry Dudeney ranks 69Before him are Oku Yasukata, Alexander Kutepov, Viggo Jensen, Benedykt Dybowski, Emmy Destinn, and Joseph Achille Le Bel. After him are Constantine VI of Constantinople, Albert von Le Coq, Misuzu Kaneko, Valeriano Weyler, Kakutsa Cholokashvili, and Enrico Forlanini.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Henry Dudeney ranks 2,458 out of 7,765Before him are Frank Watson Dyson (1868), Simon Phillips (1957), David Tomlinson (1917), Jack Clayton (1921), Ray Stevenson (1964), and Tommy Flanagan (1965). After him are Henry of Scotland (1115), Walter Clopton Wingfield (1833), Eduardo Paolozzi (1924), Horatio Gates (1727), Henry Ireton (1611), and Alexander Neckam (1157).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United Kingdom

Among mathematicians born in United Kingdom, Henry Dudeney ranks 51Before him are Eric Temple Bell (1883), David Mumford (1937), Harold Jeffreys (1891), John Pell (1611), W. V. D. Hodge (1903), and William Kingdon Clifford (1845). After him are G. I. Taylor (1886), Egon Pearson (1895), Mary Cartwright (1900), Sydney Chapman (1888), John Cairncross (1913), and Ian Stewart (1945).