List of Famous people with last name Wald

Abraham Wald

First Name Abraham
Last Name Wald
Born on October 31, 1902
Died on December 13, 1950 (aged 48)
Born in Romania, Cluj County

Abraham Wald was a Hungarian Jewish mathematician who contributed to decision theory, geometry, and econometrics, and founded the field of statistical sequential analysis. One of the well known statistical works of his during World War 2 was how to minimize the damage to bomber aircraft taking into account the survivorship bias in his calculations. He spent his researching years at Columbia University.

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Patricia McGowan Wald,

First Name Patricia
Last Name Wald,
Born on September 12, 1928
Died on January 12, 2019 (aged 90)

Patricia Ann McGowan Wald was an American judge who served as the Chief United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and as a judge of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia. She was the first woman to be appointed to the D.C. Circuit and the first to serve as Chief Judge of that court. She served as a member of the American Bar Association's International Criminal Court Project and on the Council of the American Law Institute.

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Karl Wald

First Name Karl
Last Name Wald
Born on February 17, 1916
Died on July 26, 2011 (aged 95)
Born in Germany, Hesse

Karl Wald was a German football referee.

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Robert Wald

First Name Robert
Last Name Wald
Born on June 29, 1947 (age 76)

Robert M. Wald is an American theoretical physicist who studies gravitation. His research interests include general relativity, black holes, and quantum gravity. He is also a science communicator and textbook author.

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George Wald

First Name George
Last Name Wald
Born on November 18, 1906
Died on April 12, 1997 (aged 90)

George Wald was an American scientist who studied pigments in the retina. He won a share of the 1967 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Haldan Keffer Hartline and Ragnar Granit.

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Jerry Wald

First Name Jerry
Born on September 16, 1911
Died on July 13, 1962 (aged 50)

Jerome Irving Wald was an American screenwriter and a producer of films and radio programs.

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Jervis Wald

First Name Jervis
Last Name Wald
Born on January 15, 1918
Died on September 1, 1973 (aged 55)
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Tobias Wald

First Name Tobias
Last Name Wald
Born on August 26, 1973 (age 50)
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Samuel Gottlieb Wald

First Name Samuel
Last Name Wald
Born on October 17, 1762
Died on February 22, 1828 (aged 65)
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Monika Wald

First Name Monika
Born on November 30, 1940 (age 83)
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