|Died||November 8, 1995 (aged 92)|
Hudson, Ohio, USA
|Alma mater||Princeton University|
|Institutions||Princeton University 1929–67|
University of California, Los Angeles 1967–95
|Doctoral advisor||Oswald Veblen|
|Doctoral students||John George Kemeny|
Alonzo Church (June 14, 1903 – August 11, 1995) was an American mathematician and logician who made major contributions to mathematical logic and the foundations of theoretical computer science. He is best known for the lambda calculus, Church's thesis and the Church-Rosser theorem.