## Harold Scott MacDonald Coxeter
## 1907 - 2003 | Click the picture above |

Donald Coxeter graduated from Cambridge and worked most of his life in Canada. His work was mainly in geometry. In particular he made contributions of major importance in the theory of polytopes, non-euclidean geometry, group theory and combinatorics. He became an honorary member of the EMS in 1959.

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**Mathematicians born in the same country**

**Additional Material in MacTutor**

- Coxeter and Moser: "Generators and Relations"
- Obituary: The Times
- Obituary: The Guardian
- Obituary: The Telegraph
- Obituary: The Independent
- Obituary: The New York Times
- Article: The Toronto Life

Honours awarded to Donald Coxeter(Click below for those honoured in this way) | |

Fellow of the Royal Society | 1950 |

Honorary Fellow of the Edinburgh Maths Society | 1959 |

CMS Jeffery-Williams Prize | 1973 |

LMS Honorary Member | 1978 |

Royal Society Sylvester Medal winner | 1997 |

- Canadian scientists
- AMS (90th birthday tribute) [registration required]
- Canadian Mathematical Society
- Mathematical Genealogy Project

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