• Born date: 1914-10-21
  • Born in: Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Death date: 2010-05-22
  • Death in: Norman, Oklahoma
Martin Gardner

Martin Gardner (October 21, 1914 – May 22, 2010) was an American popular mathematics and science writer specializing in recreational mathematics, but with interests encompassing micromagic, stage magic, literature (especially the writings of Lewis Carroll and G.K. Chesterton), philosophy, scientific skepticism, and religion.