1906 – Godel – bio

Kurt Godel was born in Austria-Hungary in 1906. He was a mathematician and philosopher and was the most influential logician of his time. Godel is best known for his incompleteness theorems, proved in 1931, that demonstrate inherent limitations in symbolic systems.

PRECURSOR:
Goethe
1642 – Newton
Kant
1646 – Leibniz
1862 – Hilbert

CONCURRENT:
1861 – Whitehead
1872 – Russell
1879 – Einstein
1889 – Wittgenstein
1901 – Heisenberg
1903 – von Neumann
1912 – Turing

SUBSEQUENT:

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1931 – incompleteness theorems

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