American population geneticist who developed a mathematical description for evolution and natural selection. He was the first to propose the concept of evolutionarily stable strategy, which is a key concept in game theory.
He was a chemistry professor at Harvard University between 1946 and 1948.
He dedicated the latter part of his life to helping the homeless and gave away all his possessions before his suicide.
His mother was a former opera singer.
A lot of his work was based on findings made by Charles Darwin.