John Forbes Nash, Jr.


Age: 86

Summary: mathematician whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie A Beautiful Mind who was associated with Princeton University for many years, including most recently as a senior research mathematician and won the Nobel Price in economics in 1994 for his work in game theory, which offered insight into the dynamics of human rivalry.

Cause of Death: Taxi-cab accident

Born: June 13, 1928

Died: May 23, 2015

Monroe Township, New Jersey