Henry Whitehead

John Henry Constantine Whitehead (11 November 1904–8 May 1960), was one of the founders of modern algebraic topology. One of the founders of the influential journal Topology.

Not to be confused with George Whitehead, who also worked in algebraic topology.


His contributions to mathematics include the following:


  • J. H. C. Whitehead, 1950,_Algebraic Homotopy Theory_, in Proc. Int. Cong. of Mathematics, Harvard, volume 2, 354 – 357. 51

  • J. H. C. Whitehead, Combinatorial homotopy I , Bull. Amer. Math. Soc, 55, (1949), 213–245.

  • J. H. C. Whitehead, Combinatorial Homotopy II, Bull.

    Amer. Math. Soc., 55 (1949), 453–496.

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