# Mathematician:Donald Gordon Higman

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## Mathematician

American mathematician noted for his discovery of the Higman-Sims Group, with Charles C. Sims.

His work contributed towards the discovery of several of the sporadic simple groups.

## Nationality

American

## History

- Born: 20 September 1928 in Vancouver, Canada
- Died: 13 February 2006

## Theorems and Definitions

- Higman-Sims Group (with Charles C. Sims)

## Publications

- 1968:
*A simple group of order 44,352,000*(*Math. Z.***Vol. 105**,*no. 2*: pp. 110 – 113) (with Charles Coffin Sims)