Scientist Stephen Hawking Bio, Wiki, Wife, Death, Books, And Quotes

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            In this article, I am going to tell you the biography, date of birth, death, and family of Physicist Stephen Hawking. So, If you want to know this info keep reading the article till the end.
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Stephen Hawking:

            Stephen Hawking was born on 8 January 1942 in Oxford, England. He was a great “Theoretical physicist” and “Cosmologist” and “Author“. He contributes as a Theoretical physician and cosmologist and gave many new ideas and theories. He was also a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge.


            He died on 14 March 2018 in Cambridge, England. He was 76 years old when he died. His cause of death was “Motor Neurone Disease” which was diagnosed in his body in 1963.

Early life and Education:

            Stephen Hawking was born in Oxford in a family of doctors. He begins his university education at “University College Oxford” and In October 1959 at the age of 17, he received a first-class BA degree. In October 1962, he received his Ph.D. degree in mathematics and theoretical physics and specializing in Cosmology in march 1966.


            As he was an author so he wrote many books. His book “A Brief History of Time” appeared in the British newspaper “Sunday Times”. His most of theories are discussed in “Popular Science”


Stephen Hawking put forward many theories some of them are;
  • Big Bang theory, God, and the possibility of extraterrestrial life.
  • He was most famous due to the study of “Black Hole Theory”.
He also contributes to cosmological observations and to the design of gravitational wave detectors.


            He received many awards some of them are as follow;
  • He received the “2015 Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Basic Sciences”.
  • In 2016, Pride of Britain Awards, Hawking received the lifetime achievement award for his great contribution.
  • He also receives the award from the prime minister of the United Kingdom “Theresa May”.


                    His father’s name was “Frank Hawking” and his mother’s name was “Isobel Hawking”. He had 3 siblings. Two younger sisters, “Philippa” and “Mary”, and a brother “Edward Frank David” who was adopted.


First Name:               Stephen

Last Name:                Hawking

Father Name:           Frank Hawking

Mother Name:           Isobel Hawking

Sisters:                      2, Philippa and Mary

Brothers:                   1, Edward Frank David (Adopted)

Spouses:                  Jane Wilde & Elaine Mason

Children:                    3

Date of Birth:             8 January 1942 in Oxford, England

Date of Death:           14 March 2018 in Cambridge, England

Age at Death:             76 years

Cause of Death:         Motor Neurone Disease

Nationality:                 British

Resting place:            Westminster Abbey

Education:           St Albans School, Hertfordshire University of Oxford (BA) the University of Cambridge (Ph.D.)

Fields:                        Quantum gravity & General relativity


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