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W. V. D. Hodge

1903 - 1975

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Sir William Vallance Douglas Hodge (; 17 June 1903 – 7 July 1975) was a British mathematician, specifically a geometer.His discovery of far-reaching topological relations between algebraic geometry and differential geometry—an area now called Hodge theory and pertaining more generally to Kähler manifolds—has been a major influence on subsequent work in geometry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of W. V. D. Hodge has received more than 78,633 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). W. V. D. Hodge is the 666th most popular mathematician (down from 623rd in 2019), the 3,426th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,894th in 2019) and the 76th most popular British Mathematician.

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Among MATHEMATICIANS

Among mathematicians, W. V. D. Hodge ranks 666 out of 828. Before her are Paul Montel, Stanisław Mazur, Walter Rudin, Max Noether, Harald Cramér, and Nilakantha Somayaji. After her are Eliyahu Rips, Mikhail Lavrentyev, Cesare Arzelà, Antanas Mockus, Eugenio Calabi, and Daniel Quillen.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1903, W. V. D. Hodge ranks 225Before her are Edgar Bergen, Johann Horvath, Anne Revere, Armand Blanchonnet, Millard Mitchell, and Voldemar Väli. After her are Jan de Klerk, Doca, Ferdinand Adams, Otto von Porat, George Koltanowski, and M. King Hubbert. Among people deceased in 1975, W. V. D. Hodge ranks 175Before her are Carl O. Sauer, Boris Babochkin, Marc Wright, Erzsébet Schaár, Paul Montel, and László Németh. After her are Thomas Hart Benton, Niginho, Pete Ham, May Sutton, Jacob Bjerknes, and Ali Sastroamidjojo.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, W. V. D. Hodge ranks 3,426 out of 6,924. Before her are Cadwallon ap Cadfan (591), Jimmy McGrory (1904), Mischa Barton (1986), Anna Massey (1937), Arthur Ponsonby, 1st Baron Ponsonby of Shulbrede (1871), and Michael Grant (1914). After her are Miles Dempsey (1896), Murray Walker (1923), Matthew Macfadyen (1974), Johnny Marr (1963), Peter Mullan (1959), and Lily James (1989).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United Kingdom

Among mathematicians born in United Kingdom, W. V. D. Hodge ranks 76Before her are Lewis Fry Richardson (1881), William Whiston (1667), Douglas Hartree (1897), Peter Tait (1831), James Whitbread Lee Glaisher (1848), and Henry Thomas Colebrooke (1765). After her are Thomas Henderson (1798), James Ivory (1765), Benjamin Robins (1707), David Cox (1924), Max Newman (1897), and William Hopkins (1793).