Clifford Truesdell

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Birthday
18, 1919
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Jan 14, 2000 (80)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
18, 1919
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Jan 14, 2000 (80)

About

American mathematician and natural philosopher, whose work attempted to construct a mathematical model for treating mechanical phenomena. He was also the founder and editor-in-chief of the journals Archive for Rational Mechanics and Analysis and Archive for History of Exact Sciences.

Before Fame

He worked as a mechanics researcher during World War II for the US Navy.

Trivia

He learned Italian, German, and French and improved his Greek and Latin during his 2 years studying in Europe after high school.

Family Life

He died in Baltimore, Maryland.

Associated With

He was a professor at Indiana University for 11 years; Alfred Kinsey was also a professor at Indiana University.

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