Kurt Gödel

Kurt Gödel

Birth
Královéhradecký (Hradec Kralove), Slovakia
Death 14 Jan 1978 (aged 71)
Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 25996503 · View Source
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Mathematician, Logician. Born in Brno, Moravia (now part of the Czech Republic), he studied in Vienna. He is best known for his two incompleteness theorems, published in 1931, which had an enormous impact on mathematical thought. At the beginning of World War II he moved to the United States and became a US citizen in 1948. As a professor at Princeton he was friends with Albert Einstein. Godel had an obsessive fear of being poisoned and he died of self-inflicted malnutrition. The international Kurt Gödel Society was founded in his honor in 1987.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Kurt Gödel (28 Apr 1906–14 Jan 1978), Find a Grave Memorial no. 25996503, citing Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .