John F. Nash Jr., Mathematician Whose Life Story Inspired ‘A Beautiful Mind,’ Dies at 86
By ERICA GOODE
The narrative of Mr. Nash’s brilliant rise, the lost years of severe mental illness, and the eventual awarding of a Nobel Prize captured the public mind. He was killed, along with his wife, in a car crash Saturday.
Published: May 25, 2015 at 06:00AM
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