Kurt Gödel

1906 - 1978

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Gödel proved fundamental results about axiomatic systems showing in any axiomatic mathematical system there are propositions that cannot be proved or disproved within the axioms of the system.
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List of References (24 books/articles)

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  1. Obituary: The Times
  2. Article: The Guardian

Honours awarded to Kurt Gödel
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Speaker at International Congress1950
AMS Gibbs Lecturer1951
LMS Honorary Member1967
Fellow of the Royal Society1968
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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. The Kurt Gödel Society
  1. Karlis Podnieks (An introduction to Gödel's theorem)
  2. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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