Stephen William Hawking CH CBE FRS FRSA was a British theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge.
Stephen Hawking passed away at the age of 76.
.The incident occurred in the early hours of Wednesday 14th March ,2017
His family has confirmed the demise with a statement released to the public:
“We are deeply saddened that our beloved father passed away today. He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man whose work and legacy will live on for many years. His courage and persistence with his brilliance and humour inspired people across the world. He once said, ‘It would not be much of a universe if it wasn’t home to the people you love.’ We will miss him forever.”
Stephen Hawking, battled Lou Gehrig’s Disease from his early twenties, and was expected to live only for a few more years after but he defied the odds and lived for several decades.