Stephen William Hawking was born in England's Oxford on January 8, 1942. He was a cosmologist, author, and English theoretical physicist who served as research director at the Cambridge University's Centre for theoretical cosmology at the time of his death. Hawking was the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the Cambridge University from 1979 to 2009. Hawking's famous science books, in which he described his theories and cosmology in general, were commercially successful. Here's a quiz based on Stephen Hawking. Let's take the quiz.