John von Neumann
In Princeton, he received complaints for regularly playing extremely loud German march music on his phonograph, which distracted those in neighboring offices, including Albert Einstein, from their work.
Accepting an invitation from Oswald Veblen to lecture on quantum theory at Princeton University, John von Neumann was one of a group of Hungarian and Jewish intellectuals to escape to the United States from the turmoil of Europe. Following a year as a guest lecturer, he was appointed to the faculty. At age 30, he became the youngest professor at the Institute for Advanced Study, in the School of Mathematics, where he was frequently mistaken for a graduate student.
Grave Location:Von Neumann Family Plot
Grave Location Description
As you enter the cemetery turn right and the left and drive a short distance to the “Dilworth” monument on the road on your right. Park and walk six rows to the final resting place of John von Neumann (X-26 on the official Princeton Cemetery Map).
Grave Location GPS40.355298073217476, -74.65882201633637
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