# Mathematician:John Horton Conway

## Mathematician

British-born mathematician noted for his work in group theory and recreational mathematics.

Inventor of The Game of Life.

Not to be confused with John Bligh Conway.

British

## History

• Born: 26 Dec 1937, Liverpool, England
• Died: 11 Apr 2020

## Theorems and Definitions

Definitions of concepts named for John Horton Conway can be found here.

## Notable Quotes

I do have a big ego! As I often say, modesty is my only vice. If I weren’t so modest, I’d be perfect.