Alfred North Whitehead

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Birthday
15, 1861
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 30, 1947 (86)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
15, 1861
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 30, 1947 (86)

About

English mathematician and philosopher who said, "The total absence of humor from the Bible is one of the most singular things in literature." He was extremely influential in the study of analytic philosophy.

Before Fame

He was successful in both sports and math as a child. He was an 1884 graduate from Trinity College, Cambridge, where he had been a fourth wrangler.

Trivia

He served as president of the Aristotelian Society from 1922-1923.

Family Life

His grandfather Thomas Whitehead was the founder of Chatham House Academy.

Associated With

He supervised Bertrand Russell's doctoral dissertation and also co-authored Principia Mathematica with him.