Jeffreys, Harold (1891–1989)
Jeffreys was born in Northumbria, in the northeast of England, and educated at Armstrong College (now the University of Newcastle) and Cambridge University. He became a Senior Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge, and was knighted for his services. Jeffreys published more than 300 scientific papers and was the author of seven books, including Theory of Probability and Mathematical Physics (with his wife, Bertha Swirles Jeffreys). He made numerous contributions to the theory of seismology.
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