## Robert Alexander Rankin
## 1915 - 2001 | Click the picture above |

Robert Rankin was Professor of Mathematics at Glasgow for many years. He worked on number theory and the theory of functions.

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**Mathematicians born in the same country**

**Additional Material in MacTutor**

- The Edinburgh Mathematical Society: the first hundred years (1883-1983) Part 1
- Obituary: The Scotsman
- Obituary: The Independent

Honours awarded to Robert Rankin(Click below for those honoured in this way) | |

BMC morning speaker | 1953, 1969 |

Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh | 1955 |

EMS President | 1957 |

EMS President | 1978 |

LMS Senior Whitehead Prize | 1987 |

LMS De Morgan Medal winner | 1998 |

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