The De Morgan Medal, the London Mathematical Society's premier award, is awarded every third year (in years numbered by a multiple of 3), in memory of Professor A De Morgan, the Society's first President.

The De Morgan Medal for year *n* can only be awarded to a mathematician who is normally resident in the United Kingdom on 1st January of year *n*.

The only grounds for the award of the Medal are the candidate's contributions to mathematics.

The winners of the medals are given below.

1884 A Cayley 1887 J J Sylvester 1890 Lord Rayleigh 1893 F Klein 1896 S Roberts 1899 W Burnside 1902 A G Greenhill 1905 H F Baker 1908 J W Glaisher 1911 H Lamb 1914 J Larmor 1917 W H Young 1920 E W Hobson 1923 P A MacMahon 1926 A E H Love | 1929 G H Hardy 1932 B A W Russell 1935 E T Whittaker 1938 J E Littlewood 1941 L J Mordell 1944 S Chapman 1950 A S Besicovitch 1953 E C Titchmarsh 1956 G I Taylor 1959 W V D Hodge 1962 M H A Newman 1965 P Hall 1968 M L Cartwright 1971 K Mahler 1974 G Higman | 1977 C A Rogers 1980 M F Atiyah 1983 K F Roth 1986 J W S Cassels 1989 D G Kendall 1992 A Fröhlich 1995 W K Hayman 1998 R A Rankin 2001 J A Green 2004 R Penrose 2007 B J Birch 2010 K W Morton 2013 J G Thompson |

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