John Whittaker (1905 - 1984)

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Birthplace: Cambridge
Death: Died
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About John Whittaker

http://www.gap-system.org/~history/Mathematicians/Whittaker_John.html

John Whittaker was the son of Edmund Whittaker. He studied at Edinburgh University and Cambridge. After posts at Edinburgh and Cambridge he became Professor at Liverpool though his tenure was interrupted by service in World War II. He left Liverpool to become Vice-Chancellor of Sheffield University. He worked in Quantum Mechanics and Complex Analysis.

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John Whittaker's Timeline

1905
March 7, 1905
Cambridge
1984
January 29, 1984
Age 78