Harold Davenport

lived from 1907 to 1969

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)

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