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Nash, John Forbes Jr.

Born: 1928 AD
Currently alive, at 87 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Mathematicians


1928 - Born on the 13th of June in Bluefield, West Virginia.

1945 - He published twenty-three Scientific Studies.

1948 - He received both his Bachelor's Degree and his Master Degree.

1950 - He earned a Doctorate with a Dissertation.

1958 - He started to be paranoid and was admitted into the McLean Hospital.

1959 - He was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia and Mild Depression.

1970 - He remained in and out of Mental Hospitals.

1978 - John Forbes Nash was awarded the John Von Neumann Theory Prize for his invention of non-cooperative equilibria, now called Nash equilibria.

1994 - He received the Nobel Prize in Economics as a result of his game theory work as a Princeton graduate student.

1999 - He won the Leroy P Steele Prize.


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