Neumann, John von
1903 - Born onn the 28th of December in Budapest, Austria Hungary.
1911 - He entered the Lutheran Gymnasium in Budapest.
1913 - His father purchased a title, and the Neumann family acquired the Hungarian mark of nobility Margittai, or the Austrian equivalent von.
1926- His mother, and his brothers emigrated after Hitler's rise to power from Germany to the United States.
1930 - He was a private lecturer in Berlin, Germany.
- Von Neumann was invited to Princeton, New Jersey, and was one of four people selected for the first faculty of the Institute for Advanced Study.
- He married Mariette Kövesi.
1937 - He became a naturalized citizen of the US.
1938 - Was awarded the Bôcher Memorial Prize for his work in analysis.
1957 - He was diagnosed with bone cancer or pancreatic cancer, possibly caused by exposure to radioactivity while observing A-bomb tests in the Pacific or in later work on nuclear weapons at Los Alamos, New Mexico.
- On the 8th of February in Washington D.C., United States.
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