Howie, John Mackintosh

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Howie, John Mackintosh Gender: M
born on 23 May 1936 at 17:35 (= 5:35 PM )
Place Lanark, Scotland, 55n41, 3w46
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Wright
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 02°21' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 09°56 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 23°59'


Scottish mathematician and prominent semigroup theorist. Howie was educated at Robert Gordon's College, Aberdeen, the University of Aberdeen and Balliol College, Oxford.

He won the Keith Prize of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1979-1981. He was Regius Professor of Mathematics at the University of St Andrews from 1970-1997. No successor to this chair was named until 2015 when Igor Rivin was appointed.

He died on 26 December 2011, aged 75.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Paul Wright quotes birth record

Grazia Bordoni's Science database shows the same data


  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor)
  • Vocation : Science : Mathematics/ Statistics
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Keith Prize of the Royal Society of Edinburgh)