Kurt Godel

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Birthday
28, 1906
Birthplace
Brno, Czech Republic
Death Date
Jan 14, 1978 (71)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
28, 1906
Birthplace
Brno, Czech Republic
Death Date
Jan 14, 1978 (71)

About

Described as the most important logician since Aristotle. He was known for his two incompleteness theorems.

Before Fame

He grew up in the Czech Republic, which was then Austria-Hungary, during World War I. He was proficient at college-level mathematics by the time he enrolled in the University of Vienna.

Trivia

He posited influential ideas on the axioms of set theory, proof theory, classical logic, intuitionistic logic, and modal logic.

Family Life

His father Rudolf managed a textile factory. He married Adele Nimbursky.

Associated With

He was good friends with Albert Einstein during their time at Princeton.