Alfred Tarski


Birthday January 14, 1901

Birth Sign Capricorn

Birthplace Poland

DEATH DATE Oct 26, 1983 (82)

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Logician, mathematician, and philosopher who became famous for his work on model theory and mathematics.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Warsaw and was a member of the Lwów–Warsaw school of logic and the Warsaw school of mathematics and philosophy. He came to the United States in 1939. He was the youngest person ever to complete a doctorate at Warsaw.


He conducted his mathematics research at the University of California, Berkeley, beginning in 1942 until he passed in 1983.

Family Life

He married Maria Witkowski.

Associated With

He had a profound influence on Karl Popper.