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Littlewood, John Edensorlocked

(1885–1977)
  • Béla Bollobás

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Littlewood, John Edensor (1885–1977), mathematician, was born on 9 June 1885, at 4 Clevedon Terrace, Roebuck Lane, Rochester, Kent, the eldest of three children of Edward Thornton Littlewood (1859–1941), schoolmaster, and Sylvia Maud Ackland. Littlewood's mother was part Irish, but his father was from old English stock—a ...

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