Harold Davenport

was born 110 years ago

30th October 1907

**Harold Davenport** worked on number theory, in particular the geometry of numbers, Diophantine approximation and the analytic theory of numbers. He wrote a number of important textbooks and monographs including *The higher arithmetic * (1952)

*Find out more at*:

http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Mathematicians/Davenport.html