Kurt Godel was one of the greatest mathematicians of the XX century. He is mainly known by the incompleteness theorems, although he also did other important work in mathematics, mainly logic.


There are many biographies of Godel on the web, these two links might be a good starting point:


Papers by Godel that are available on the web:


Two interesting books about Godel:

Related people

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Related books

Books related to Kurt Godel.

Related media

Godel is not too popular in movies, but there are at least these two movies that he shows in:

Interesting stories

As happens with many other mathematicians, there are many interesting stories, or stories that are just funny about Godel. You'll find some of them in the following links.


Some nerdy jokes related to Godel or Godel's work on these links: