How Stephen Hawking Died, Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Stephen Hawking reached the respectable age of 76 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous Physicist.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Legendary physicist who became renowned for creating a cosmology that relied on the unification of the theory of relativity and quantum mechanics. His 1988 book A Brief History of Time stayed on the British Sunday Times best-sellers list for a record-breaking 237 weeks.

He married Jane Wilde in 1965, and after their divorce in 1991, married Elaine Mason in 1995. He had three children with Jane named Robert, Lucy, and Timothy. He had two younger sisters named Philippa and Mary and an adopted brother named Edward.

How did Stephen Hawking die?

Stephen Hawking's death was caused by Lou Gehrig's Disease.

Information about the death of Stephen Hawking
Cause of deathLou Gehrig's Disease
Age of death76 years
ProfessionPhysicist
BirthdayJanuary 8, 1942
Death dateMarch 14, 2018
Place of deathCambridge, United Kingdom
Place of burialWestminster Abbey, London, United Kingdom

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I think the brain is essentially a computer and consciousness is like a computer program. It will cease to run when the computer is turned off. Theoretically, it could be re-created on a neural network, but that would be very difficult, as it would require all one’s memories.

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My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all.

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Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.

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Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.

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Someone told me that each equation I included in the book would halve the sales.

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