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Alexander, (Conel) Hugh O'Donel (1909–1974), chess player and cryptanalyst

Harry Golombek.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Numerical and Computational Mathematics. 1551 words.

Alexander, (Conel) Hugh O'Donel (1909–1974), chess player and cryptanalyst, was born in Cork on 19 April 1909, the eldest of four children of Conel William Long Alexander (1879–1920),...

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Dudeney, Henry Ernest (1857–1930), compiler of mathematical puzzles

Angela Newing.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts. 1059 words.

Dudeney, Henry Ernest (1857–1930), compiler of mathematical puzzles, was born in Mayfield, Sussex, on 10 April 1857, the third child and second son in the family of three sons and seven...

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Jacoby, Oswald

Alan Truscott.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Probability and Statistics. 1222 words.

Jacoby, Oswald (08 December 1902–27 June 1984), bridge champion and actuary, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Oswald Nathaniel Jacoby, a prosperous attorney, and Edith Sondheim....

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