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Mikhail Alekseevich Lavrent’ev

Mikhail Lavrent’ev, USSR Mathematician. Highly decorated (two Stalin Prizes, Order of Lenin).

Background

  • Lavrent’ev, Mikhail was born on November 19, 1900 in Kazan’.

  • Education

    • Graduated from Moscow University, 1922.

    Career

    • Professor at the University, 1931. Vice-president of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, and chairman of the Siberian branch, 1957.

    Religion

    Religious faith contradicts people’s efforts to obtain the truth about nature and a human being.

    Views

    Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

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    Born November 19, 1900
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