William Vallance Douglas Hodge

1903 - 1975

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William Hodge studied at Edinburgh and Cambridge Universities. After some time at Bristol and in the USA he returned to Cambridge and became Lowndean Professor of Astronomy and Geometry. His main interests were in Algebraic Geometry and Differential Geometry. He became an honorary member of the EMS in 1954. He was knighted in 1959.
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Honours awarded to William Hodge
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Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1928
Lowndean chair1936 - 1970
Fellow of the Royal Society1938
LMS President1947 - 1949
Speaker at International Congress1950
BMC plenary speaker1951
LMS Berwick Prize winner1952
Honorary Fellow of the Edinburgh Maths Society1954
Royal Society Royal Medal1957
LMS De Morgan Medal1959
Royal Society Copley Medal1974


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