John Charles Burkill

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John Charles Burkill FRS[1] (1 February 1900, Holt, Norfolk, England – 6 April 1993, Sheffield, England) was an English mathematician who worked on analysis and introduced the Burkill integral. He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 1953.[1][2][3] In 1948, Burkill won the Adams Prize. He was Master of Peterhouse until 1973.


  1. ^ a b Pitt, Harry (1994). "John Charles Burkill. 1 February 1900-6 April 1993". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 40: 44–59. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1994.0028. 
  2. ^ O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "John Charles Burkill", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews .
  3. ^ Pitt, H. R. (1998). "John Charles Burkill". Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society. 30: 85. doi:10.1112/S0024609397003767. 
Academic offices
Preceded by
Herbert Butterfield
Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge
Succeeded by
Grahame Clark