How Did Stephen Hawking Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Stephen Hawking death

The physicist Stephen Hawking passed away at age 76, respectable.

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Legendary physicist who became renowned for creating a cosmology that relied on the unification of the theory of relativity and quantum mechanics. His 1988 book A Brief History of Time stayed on the British Sunday Times best-sellers list for a record-breaking 237 weeks.

He married Jane Wilde in 1965, and after their divorce in 1991, married Elaine Mason in 1995. He had three children with Jane named Robert, Lucy, and Timothy. He had two younger sisters named Philippa and Mary and an adopted brother named Edward.

How did Stephen Hawking die?

Lou Gehrig's Disease caused Stephen Hawking's death in 2018.

Information about the death of Stephen Hawking
Cause of deathLou Gehrig's Disease
Age of death76 years
BirthdayJanuary 8, 1942
Death dateMarch 14, 2018
Place of deathCambridge, United Kingdom
Place of burialWestminster Abbey, London, United Kingdom


The past, like the future, is indefinite and exists only as a spectrum of possibilities.

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Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.

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Time travel used to be thought of as just science fiction, but Einstein’s general theory of relativity allows for the possibility that we could warp space-time so much that you could go off in a rocket and return before you set out.

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I think the brain is essentially a computer and consciousness is like a computer program. It will cease to run when the computer is turned off. Theoretically, it could be re-created on a neural network, but that would be very difficult, as it would require all one’s memories.

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I believe things cannot make themselves impossible.

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