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Izrail Moiseevich Gel’fand

Izrail Gel’fand, USSR Mathematician.

Background

  • Gel’fand, Izrail was born on August 20, 1913 in near Odessa.

  • Education

    • Graduated from Moscow University, 1940.

    Career

    • Research on the theory of normalized rings, which found application in trigonometric series, group theory, and the theory of the functional analysis of equations. Received an international prize in Israel, 1988.

    Religion

    Religion is bad because it obstructs scientific research.

    Views

    Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

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    Born August 20, 1913
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