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Stephen Hawking


Nationality: British
Profession: Actor, Author, Cosmologist, Screenwriter, Mathematician
From: January 8, 1942 To March 14, 2018
76 Years

AboutStephen Hawking



Stephen Hawking was born on 8th January 1942 in Oxford. His father name was Frank Hawking and his mother name was Isobel Hawking. He first married to Jane Hawking. The two got married in 1965, despite the lack of enthusiastic approval from Hawking's parents. Their marriage eventually ended in 1995 when Hawking filed for divorce and married one of his nurses, Elaine Mason. While both of Hawking's marriages ultimately ended in divorce. He had two sons named Robert Hawking and Timothy Hawking and one daughter named Lucy Hawking.

Early in his academic life, he was not a bright student. When he was in St. Albans School he was not interested in studies and was in bottom three students of his class. Hawking entered University College at Oxford University at the age of 17. There he wants to study mathematics but Oxford didn't offer a degree in that specialty, so he started taking interest in physics and cosmology. In 1962 he completed his graduation with honors in natural science. Then for doing PhD in cosmology attend Trinity Hall at Cambridge University.

In 1968 he became a member of Institute of Astronomy in Cambridge. He spent his next few years in doing his research. In 1973, he published his first, highly-technical book, The Large Scale Structure of Space-Time, with G.F.R. Ellis. In 1974, he became a celebrity within the scientific world due to his research. In 1974 the Royal Society elected him one of its youngest fellows.  In 1977, he became professor of gravitational physics at Cambridge. In 1979 he was appointed to Cambridge’s Lucasian professorship of mathematics, a post once held by Isaac Newton. In 1982, Hawking was made a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) and in 1989 he became a Companion of Honor.

He also received the Copley Medal from the Royal Society in 2006 and the U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009. He was a great author who wrote many quotes on various topics. One of his best quotes is given below,

“I have noticed that even people, who claim everything is predetermined and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.”

On 14th March 2018, Hawking died because of to the disease that was supposed to have killed him more than 50 years earlier.

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