Alonzo Church

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Birthday
14, 1903
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Death Date
Aug 11, 1995 (92)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
14, 1903
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Death Date
Aug 11, 1995 (92)

About

Philosopher and logician best remembered for proving the undecidability of Entscheidungsproblem, a popular algorithm.

Before Fame

He graduated with honors from Princeton University.

Trivia

He was known for being a fanatically religious individual and was a member of the Presbyterian church for his entire life.

Family Life

He was born in Washington, D.C. His father Samuel Robbins served as D.C.'s Municipal Court judge. His Uncle Alonzo helped him gain entrance into the Ridgefield School for Boys.

Associated With

He once taught at the University of Chicago where noted journalist John Hockenberry once studied.