Katherine Johnson’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Aug 26, 1918

Death Date

Feb 24, 2020

Age of Death

101 years

Cause of Death




The mathematician Katherine Johnson died at the age of 101. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Renowned physicist and mathematician most famous for her work with NASA. She is considered a pioneer for African-American women in the scientific community.

She married James Francis Goble in 1939. They had three daughters together.



“Take all the courses in your curriculum. Do the research. Ask questions. Find someone doing what you are interested in! Be curious!” (Katherine Johnson)


“I don’t have a feeling of inferiority. Never had. I’m as good as anybody, but no better.” (Katherine Johnson)


“I’m always interested in learning something new.” (Katherine Johnson)


“I counted everything. I counted the steps to the road, the steps up to church, the number of dishes and silverware I washed… anything that could be counted, I did.” (Katherine Johnson)


“Like what you do, and then you will do your best.” (Katherine Johnson)