C. Brian Haselgrove

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Brian Haselgrove
Born (1926-09-26)26 September 1926
Died 27 May 1964(1964-05-27) (aged 37)
Alma mater University of Cambridge
Thesis Some theorems in the analytic theory of numbers (1956)
Doctoral advisor Albert Ingham
Known for Disproof of Pólya conjecture
Notable awards Smith's Prize (1950)

Colin Brian Haselgrove (26 September 1926 – 27 May 1964) was an English mathematician who is best known for his disproof of the Pólya conjecture in 1958.

Haselgrove was educated at Blundell's School and from there won a scholarship to King's College, University of Cambridge. He obtained his Ph.D., which was supervised by Albert Ingham, from Cambridge in 1956.

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Haselgrove was married to fellow mathematician Jenifer Haselgrove.[1]


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