John Forbes Nash, Jr.

Date of Birth: June 13, 1928

Place of Birth: Bluefield, West Virginia, United States

Date of Death: May 23, 2015

Place of Death: Monroe Township, Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States

Ethnicity: English, some Scottish and German, distant Dutch and French

John Forbes Nash, Jr. was an American mathematician. He was the son of Margaret Virginia (Martin) and John Forbes Nash, Sr. He was married to Alicia Ester Lardé y López Harrison, who was born in El Salvador, until their accidental deaths.

John’s paternal grandparents were Alexander Quincy Nash (the son of Jesse Gent Nash and Mary Louisa Marsh) and Martha Smith (the daughter of John Calvin Smith and Nancy Clark Dupree).

John’s maternal grandparents were James Everett Martin (the son of Augustus Harrison Martin and Susan Virginia Corpening) and Emma Virginia “Eva” Baker (the daughter of John Baker and Delilah Eller).

Sources: Genealogies of John Forbes Nash, Jr. –

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