William James Sidis Rank
About William James Sidis
William James Sidis’ upbringing from childhood is believed to have enhanced his skills as a child prodigy. He was famous for his advanced mathematical knowledge and skills. He was also believed to be well versed in more than 20 languages, which has come to be disputed.
He was just 11 years old when he got admitted to Harvard University, setting a record for the youngest person to do so. A year later, he offered a lecture on four-dimensional bodies to the university’s Mathematical Club. Despite his academic prowess, he abandoned mathematics after graduating and after a few pursuits, he lived as a recluse.
He was the son of Sarah Mandelbaum, a physician and Boris Sidis, a Ukrainian-American physician, psychologist and philosopher. He had a sister called Helena.
After leaving mathematics behind, he focused his research on subjects such as anthropology and transportation systems. He published a book on the origins of life titled “The Animate and the Inanimate” in 1920.
He died on July 17, 1944 from a cerebral haemorrhage.
William James Sidis Rank
F.A.Q. about William James Sidis
When is his birthday?
William James Sidis' birthday is on April 1, 1898.
In how many days is his birthday?
William's birthday is in 166 days
How old was William when he died?
He was 46 years old.
When did he die?
He died in July 17, 1944.
How old would he be today?
William James Sidis would be 123 years old if he was alive today.
Where was William from?
He was born in New York City, New York, U.S..
William James Sidis' Popularity
William James Sidis was a famous American mathematician, who was born on April 1, 1898. As a person born on this date, William James Sidis is listed in our database as the 50th most popular celebrity for the day (April 1) and the 15th most popular for the year (1898).
People born on April 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. William James Sidis is the 1238th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to William James Sidis' birthday, William James Sidis is the 9717th most famous American and ranks 355th in famous people born in New York City, New York, U.S.
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