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Mathematician who is best known for his works in game theory and who was the subject of the 2001 Academy Award-winning film A Beautiful Mind. He had a well-known period of mental instability in his middle years, which was ultimately diagnosed as paranoid schizophrenia. He shared the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1994.
He married Alicia Lopez-Harrison de Lardé, a naturalized U.S. citizen from El Salvador, in 1957. They divorced in 1963, then re-married in 2001. He had two sons named John Charles Martin and John David Stier.
How did John Forbes Nash die?
John Forbes Nash's death was caused by Traffic Collision.
|Cause of death||Traffic Collision|
|Age of death||86 years|
|Birthday||June 13, 1928|
|Death date||May 23, 2015|
|Place of death||Monroe Township, New Jersey, United States|
|Place of burial||Saint Paul's Parish Cemetery Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA|
I don’t think exactly like a professional economist. I think about economics and economic ideas, but somewhat like an outsider.John Forbes Nash
I would not dare to say that there is a direct relation between mathematics and madness, but there is no doubt that great mathematicians suffer from maniacal characteristics, delirium, and symptoms of schizophrenia.John Forbes Nash
I never saw my grandfather because he had died before I was born, but I have good memories of my grandmother and of how she could play the piano at the old house.John Forbes Nash
I went to M.I.T. in the summer of 1951 as a ‘C.L.E. Moore Instructor.’ I had been an instructor at Princeton for one year after obtaining my degree in 1950. It seemed desirable more for personal and social reasons than academic ones to accept the higher-paying instructorship at M.I.T.John Forbes Nash
I seem to be thinking rationally again in the style that is characteristic of scientists. However, this is not entirely a matter of joy, as if someone returned from physical disability to good physical health. One aspect of this is that rationality of thought imposes a limit on a person’s concept of his relation to the cosmos.John Forbes Nash