**Name: **John Forbes Nash Jr.**Born: **06/13/1928**Died: **05/23/2015 (86 years old)**Known for: **Nash equilibrium, Nash embedding theorem, Nash functions, Nash–Moser theorem, Hilbert's nineteenth problem

**John Forbes Nash Jr.** (June 13, 1928– May 23, 2015) was an American mathematician who made fundamental contributions to game theory, differential geometry, and the study of partial differential equations. Nash’s work has provided insight into the factors that govern chance and decision-making inside complex systems found in everyday life.

**Awards:** John von Neumann Theory Prize, Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, Member of the National Academy of Sciences, Abel Prize

**Birth Place:** Bluefield, West Virginia, U.S.

**Death Place:** Monroe Township, Middlesex County, New Jersey, U.S.

**Source:** Wikipedia

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