J. H. C. Whitehead

1904 - 1960

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John Henry Constantine Whitehead FRS (11 November 1904 – 8 May 1960), known as Henry, was a British mathematician and was one of the founders of homotopy theory. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of J. H. C. Whitehead has received more than 62,989 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. J. H. C. Whitehead is the 784th most popular mathematician, the 676th most popular biography from India and the 12th most popular Indian Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, J. H. C. Whitehead ranks 784 out of 828Before him are Ken Ribet, George Mostow, Richard Brauer, Martin Davis, Elon Lindenstrauss, and Ormond Stone. After him are James Waddell Alexander II, Neil Sloane, W. T. Tutte, Cathleen Synge Morawetz, Andrei Okounkov, and Caucher Birkar.

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Among people born in 1904, J. H. C. Whitehead ranks 268Before him are Charles "Buddy" Rogers, Doris Eaton Travis, George Brent, Anna Neagle, Milburn Stone, and George Formby. After him are Laura La Plante, Keith Holyoake, Selwyn Lloyd, Tom Conway, Alice White, and Patrick Kavanagh. Among people deceased in 1960, J. H. C. Whitehead ranks 171Before him are Giles Gilbert Scott, Lawrence Tibbett, I. I. Chundrigar, Jimmy Bryan, Buddy Adler, and Clara Kimball Young. After him are Harry Pollitt, Johnny Thomson, Charlie Buchan, John P. Marquand, Johnny Horton, and Hope Emerson.

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Among people born in India, J. H. C. Whitehead ranks 676 out of 1,227Before him are R. K. Laxman (1921), Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar (1919), Amit Shah (1964), Pratibha Ray (1944), Narain Karthikeyan (1977), and Leslie Claudius (1927). After him are Chiranjeevi (1955), Romila Thapar (1931), Joseph Coutts (1945), Mehboob Khan (1907), Krishan Kant (1927), and Nanda (1939).


Among mathematicians born in India, J. H. C. Whitehead ranks 12Before him are Madhava of Sangamagrama (1350), Jai Singh II (1688), Bhāskara I (600), Nilakantha Somayaji (1444), D. R. Kaprekar (1905), and S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan (1940). After him are Harish-Chandra (1923) and Akshay Venkatesh (1981).