John Henry Constantine Whitehead

1904 - 1960

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Henry Whitehead was a topologist and differential geometer who is best remembered for his work on homotopy equivalence.
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  1. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to Henry Whitehead
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Fellow of the Royal Society1944
Waynflete Chair1947 - 1960
LMS Berwick Prize winner1948
BMC morning speaker1949, 1950, 1953
LMS President1953 - 1955


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