Godfrey Harold Hardy, 1877 - 1947

  title={Godfrey Harold Hardy, 1877 - 1947},
  author={Edward Charles Titchmarsh},
  journal={Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={446 - 461}
  • E. C. Titchmarsh
  • Published 1 November 1949
  • Education
  • Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society
Godfrey Harold Hardy was born on 7 February 1877, at Cranleigh, Surrey. He was the only son of Isaac Hardy, Art Master, Bursar and House Master of the preparatory branch of Cranleigh School. His mother, Sophia Hardy, had been Senior Mistress at the Lincoln Training College. Both parents were extremely able people and mathematically minded, but want of funds had prevented them from having a university training. The future professor’s interest in numbers showed itself early. By the time he was… 
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