Harold Jeffreys

Mathematician, Astronomer

1891 – 1989

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Who was Harold Jeffreys?

Sir Harold Jeffreys, FRS was an English mathematician, statistician, geophysicist, and astronomer. His book Theory of Probability, which first appeared in 1939, played an important role in the revival of the Bayesian view of probability.

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Born
Apr 22, 1891
Fatfield
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  • Durham University
Died
Mar 18, 1989
Cambridge

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on July 23, 2013

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