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William Henry Whitfeld
Card Editor of the London Field,[1] poser of the Whitfeld Six problem, M.A. Cambridge, and tutor and lecturer in mathematics at Cambridge
This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
Articles attributed to this author are designated in EB1911 by the initials "W. H. W.*"



  • The mathematician who drove Whist forward: William Henry Whitfeld (1856–1915). BSHM Bulletin: Journal of the British Society for the History of Mathematics, Vol. 28 (3), 132-142. Anderson, I.; Crilly, T. (2013).


  1. Whitfeld, William Henry in Venn, J. & J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge University Press, 10 vols, 1922–1958.

Works by this author published before January 1, 1924 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.