Henry Frederick Baker

1866 - 1956

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Henry Baker spent his whole life in Cambridge and worked on Geometry and Analysis and inspired a younger generation of geometers.. He was made an honorary member of the EMS in 1926.
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List of References (3 books/articles)

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Papers in the Proceedings and Notes of the EMS
  2. H F Baker's locus with 25920 linear self-transformations - Introduction
  3. Henry Baker addresses the British Association in 1913
  4. Obituary: by Edge in Edinburgh Mathematical Notes
  5. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to Henry Baker
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Fellow of the Royal Society1898
LMS De Morgan Medal1905
Royal Society Sylvester Medal1910
LMS President1910 - 1912
Lowndean chair1914 - 1936
Honorary Fellow of the Edinburgh Maths Society1926
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1943


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