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24/01/1902 German-born economist Oskar Morgenstern is born

He is known as one of the two the co-founders of the mathematical field of game theory. The second one was American mathematician John von Neuman. Morgenstern grew up in in Vienna. When he was on a visit to Princeton University, Adolf Hitler took over Austria. Morgenstern decided to stay in the USA. He became an American citizen and even married American girl.