Littlewood, John (Edensor)
Mathematician, born in Rochester, Kent, SE England, UK. He studied at Cambridge, lectured in Manchester (1907--10), then returned to Cambridge as a fellow of Trinity, and remained there for the rest of his life. In collaboration with Godfrey Hardy, he wrote papers on summability theory, Tauberian theorems, Fourier series, analytic number theory, and the Riemann zeta-function. He was appointed to the chair of mathematics at Cambridge in 1928.