Authorised form of nameHodge; Sir; William Vallance Douglas (1903 - 1975)
Dates1903 - 1975
Place of birthEdinburgh, Scotland
Date of birth17/06/1903
Place of deathCambridge
Date of death07/07/1975
Research fieldMathematics
Lowndean Professor of Astronomy and Geometry in the University of Cambridge
Kt 1959
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election17/03/1938
Age at election34
Royal Society activityRoyal Society roles:
Sec 1957-1965; VP 1958-1965
Medals and prizes:
Royal Medal 1957; Copley Medal 1974
Bulloch's Roll; DSB vol 17 pp 425-430
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1976 vol 22 pp 169-192, plate, by M F Atiyah
Royal Society codeNA2197
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1938/08Hodge, Sir William Vallance Douglas: certificate of election to the Royal Society
PB/1/33/3/3Companion of Honour1965
IM/002149Hodge, Sir William Vallance Douglasnd
IM/002148Hodge, Sir William Vallance Douglasnd
IM/GA/WS/1196Hodge, Sir William Vallance Douglasnd
IM/GA/AR/7286Hodge, Sir William Vallance Douglasnd
IM/002147Hodge, Sir William Vallance Douglasnd
RR/70/210Referee's report by William Vallance Douglas Hodge, on a paper 'Matrices of integers associated with self-transformations of surfaces' by Thomas Gerald Room1947
PB/9/1/101/2Royal Society correspondence1945
IM/002150Hodge, Sir William Vallance Douglasnd
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