## 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**

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**SEE ALSO:
1931 – incompleteness theorems**

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