Ludwig Wittgenstein

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Birthday
26, 1889
Birthplace
Vienna, Austria
Death Date
Apr 29, 1951 (62)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
26, 1889
Birthplace
Vienna, Austria
Death Date
Apr 29, 1951 (62)

About

Philosopher of logic, mathematics, and the mind who revolutionized the way philosophy was taught at universities.

Before Fame

He was a professor at the University of Cambridge from 1939 until 1947. He wasn't a prolific author, but he did publish Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus in 1921.

Trivia

He was portrayed by Karl Johnson in the film Wittgenstein from 1993.

Family Life

He grew up in a wealthy, aristocratic family.

Associated With

He was referenced in a Simpsons episode that was directed by James L. Brooks.