(FT) Game theory scholar John Nash dies aged 86

May 25, 2015 4:02 am

Noble Laureate Professor John F Nash Jr. deliverS an address on " Global Games and Globalization" at the launch of the Nobel Laureates Lecture Series in New Delhi, 14 February 2007. The US-born Professor Nash won the Nobel Prize in Economics in the year 1994. AFP PHOTO/ MANAN VATSYAYANA

(Financial Times) Mathematician John Nash, a Nobel Prize winner whose longtime struggle with mental illness inspired the movie A Beautiful Mind, was killed in a car crash along with his wife in New Jersey, state police said on Sunday.