Erwin Schrodinger’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Aug 12, 1887

Death Date

Jan 4, 1961

Age of Death

73 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Jan 4, 1961



The physicist Erwin Schrodinger died at the age of 73. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Austrian physicist who is best known for using a cat in a box to explain quantum mechanics. His 1944 book What Is Life? examines issues of genetics.

His parents’ names were Georgine Emilia Brenda Bauer and Rudolf Schrodinger. He was married to Annemarie Bertel from 1920 until 1961.



“An animal that embarks on forming states without greatly restricting egoism will perish.” (Erwin Schrodinger)


“For a solitary animal egoism is a virtue that tends to preserve and improve the species: in any kind of community it becomes a destructive vice.” (Erwin Schrodinger)


“I don’t like it, and I’m sorry I ever had anything to do with it.” (Erwin Schrodinger)


“Quantum physics thus reveals a basic oneness of the universe.” (Erwin Schrodinger)


“The mathematical framework of quantum theory has passed countless successful tests and is now universally accepted as a consistent and accurate description of all atomic phenomena.” (Erwin Schrodinger)