How John Forbes Nash Died, Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

John Forbes Nash reached the impressive age of 86 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous Mathematician.

Biography - A Short Wiki

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.

Information about the death of John Forbes Nash
Cause of deathTraffic Collision
Age of death86 years
ProfessionMathematician
BirthdayJune 13, 1928
Death dateMay 23, 2015
Place of deathMonroe Township, New Jersey, United States
Place of burialSaint Paul's Parish Cemetery Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA

Quotes

I don’t think exactly like a professional economist. I think about economics and economic ideas, but somewhat like an outsider.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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