Alexander Aitken– How Did the Mathematician Die?

Alexander Aitken died at age 72, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding mathematician Alexander Aitken's death.

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New Zealander mathematician whose work in algebra and statistics made him a 1936 Fellow of the Royal Society. He was also known for writing several war memoirs, which got him elected to the Royal Society of Literature.

He studied first at the University of Otago and later in the Ph.D. program at the University of Edinburgh.

His wonderful memory unfortunately resulted in periods of depression, as he was unable to forget the terrible things he had seen on the battlefields of World War I.

How did Alexander Aitken die?

Information about the death of Alexander Aitken
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death72 years
ProfessionMathematician
BirthdayApril 1, 1895
Death dateNovember 3, 1967
Place of deathEdinburgh, United Kingdom
Place of burialN/A