Isaac Asimov’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 2, 1920

Death Date

Apr 6, 1992

Age of Death

72 years

Cause of Death

HIV/AIDS

Place of Death

Apr 6, 1992

Profession

Novelist

The novelist Isaac Asimov died at the age of 72. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Prolific Russian-American author of science fiction works, including The Foundation series, The Robot series, The Bicentennial Man, and I, Robot. He is considered part of The Golden Age of Science Fiction.

He was born in Russia to a Jewish family; he and his parents immigrated to the United States when he was a young boy. He married Gertrude Blugerman in 1942 and wed Janet Jeppson two weeks after his 1973 divorce from Blugerman.

Quotes

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“People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do.” (Isaac Asimov)

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“There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.” (Isaac Asimov)

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“And above all things, never think that you’re not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. My belief is that in life people will take you at your own reckoning.” (Isaac Asimov)

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“The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.” (Isaac Asimov)

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“Humanity has the stars in its future, and that future is too important to be lost under the burden of juvenile folly and ignorant superstition.” (Isaac Asimov)