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Aleksandr Mikhailovich Liapunov

Aleksandr Liapunov, USSR Mathematician.

Background

  • Liapunov, Aleksandr was born on June 6, 1857 in Iaroslavl’.

  • Education

    • Pupil of P. Chebyshev. Graduated from Petersburg University, 1880.

    Career

    • Professor at Khar’kov University from 1892. Academician of the Petersburg Academy of Sciences, 1901. Worked on the problem of stability of movement, the theory of potential, and the theory of probabilities.

      Became internationally known.

    Religion

    Religion is bad because it gets people to believe something untrue.

    Views

    Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

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    Born June 6, 1857
    Died November 3, 1918
    (aged 61)
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