William Henry Young

1863 - 1942

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Young discovered Lebesgue integration, independently but 2 years after Lebesgue. He studied Fourier series and orthogonal series in general.
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List of References (7 books/articles)

A Quotation

A Poster of William Young

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. W H Young addresses ICM 1928
  2. W H Young addresses ICM 1928 Part 2
  3. W H Young: Differential Calculus
  4. William and Grace Young: Sets of Points
  5. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to William Young
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Fellow of the Royal Society1907
EMS President1911
LMS De Morgan Medal1917
Speaker at International Congress1924
LMS President1922 - 1924
Speaker at International Congress1928
Royal Society Sylvester Medal1928


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