## About

One of the foremost 20th century scientists, whose ergodic theorem solved a problem plaguing the science of the statistics for years. He was also the President of the American Mathematical Society from 1925 to 1926.

## Before Fame

After completing his studies at the University of Chicago and Harvard University, he went to teach at Princeton, mentoring the top mathematical minds of the next generation.

## Trivia

He was the first to provide a proof for a theorem that the mathematician Poincare pointed out the previous year, and his solution brought him instant acclaim in the scientific community.

## Family Life

He was born in Overisel, Michigan.

## Associated With

His findings had a profound effect on the kinetic theory of gases proposed by Ludwig Boltzmann and James Clerk Maxwell.