# John Horton Conway (1937–2020)

## Author of The Book of Numbers

## About the Author

Image credit: Prof. John Horton Conway. Photo by Robert P. Matthews, 1987 (courtesy of Princeton University)

## Works by John Horton Conway

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## Common Knowledge

- Birthdate
- 1937-12-26
- Date of death
- 2020-04-11
- Gender
- male
- Nationality
- UK
- Birthplace
- Liverpool, Lancashire, England, UK
- Place of death
- New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
- Cause of death
- COVID-19
- Education
- University of Cambridge (PhD)
- Occupations
- mathematician
- Organizations
- Princeton University

University of Cambridge - Awards and honors
- Leroy P. Steele Prize (Mathematical Exposition ∙ 2000)

Polya Prize (1987)

Berwick Prize (1971)

Nemmers Prize (1998)

Fellow of the Royal Society (1981)

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## Statistics

- Works
- 11
- Members
- 991
- Popularity
- #25,991
- Rating
- 4.1

- Reviews
- 9
- ISBNs
- 44
- Languages
- 5
- Favorited
- 3