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Raymond Smullyan in Paraty, Brazil, in 2008
|Born||Raymond Merrill Smullyan|
May 25, 1919
Far Rockaway, New York, U.S.
|Died||February 6, 2017 (aged 97)|
Hudson, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Chicago|
|Doctoral advisor||Alonzo Church|
Smullyan was born in Far Rockaway, New York. His first career was stage magic. He then earned a BSc from the University of Chicago in 1955 and his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1959. He was one of many logicians to have studied under Alonzo Church.
- J J O'Connor and E F Robertson (April 2002). "Smullyan biography". School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences, University of St Andrews. http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Biographies/Smullyan.html.
- Osborne, Hannah (2017-02-10). Mathematician and puzzle-maker Raymond Smullyan dead at 97. http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/mathematician-puzzle-maker-raymond-smullyan-dead-97-1605912. Retrieved 2017-02-10.