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Stephen Hawking

English physicist

Born on January 8, 1942.
Died at the age of 76 on March 14, 2018.
Cause of Death: Motor neurone disease.

Stephen Hawking
He has been dead for 6 years.
If he were still alive today, he would be 82 years old.

People who died in 2018.

Which generation did Stephen Hawking belong to?

Stephen Hawking was a part of the Silent Generation demographic cohort.


"But I thought he was a boomer?!"

Stephen Hawking was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas he was born in 1942.

That is a 3 year difference!

The "boomer" label is often applied to older people by mistake.

What was he known for?

He was a world-renowned theoretical physicist.

Which star sign was Stephen Hawking?

He had the star sign Capricorn.

Life Path Number

His Life Path Number was 7.

How tall was he?

Stephen Hawking was around 5 ft 7 inches tall. In centimeters, his height was 169 cm.

This means that he was slightly shorter than the average American male. However, he was still taller than the average woman.

See also: Celebrities who are 5 ft 7 inches.

How old would Stephen Hawking be now?

If he were still alive today, he would be 82 years old.

How many years ago did he die?

He died 6 years, 3 months, and 1 day ago.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Thursday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Wednesday.

How long ago did Stephen Hawking die?

He died in March 2018, which was over 6 years ago.

To put that into perspective.

  • A child who was born on the same day that he died would nearly be finished kindergarten by now.
  • The United Kingdom has had three new prime ministers.
  • He did not live long enough to see the film Avengers: Endgame.

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Celebrities and other notable figures who were born around the same time as Stephen Hawking.

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Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Stephen Hawking.

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Star Sign: Gemini

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Sophie Gradon

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People who are taller than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Matthew Broderick

Matthew Broderick

Actor
Born on March 21, 1962
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Rand Paul

Rand Paul

American politician
Born on January 7, 1963
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Kevin James

Kevin James

Actor / Comedian
Born on April 26, 1965
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

People who are shorter than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Aida Turturro

Aida Turturro

Actress
Born on September 25, 1962
Height: 1.65m / 5 ft 5 inches

Silvio Berlusconi

Silvio Berlusconi

Former Italian Prime Minister Deceased
Born on September 29, 1936
Height: 1.65m / 5 ft 5 inches

Tina Turner

Tina Turner

Singer Deceased
Born on November 26, 1939
Height: 1.63m / 5 ft 4 inches

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