William Leonard Edge

1904 - 1997

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William Edge graduated from Cambridge and lectured at Edinburgh University. He wrote many papers in Geometry. He became President of the EMS in 1944 and an honorary member in 1983.
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List of References (2 books/articles)

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Walter Ledermann's memoir
  2. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to William Edge
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Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1934
EMS President1944
BMC morning speaker1956, 1971
Honorary Fellow of the Edinburgh Maths Society1983


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