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Lev Semenovich Pontriagin

Lev Pontriagin, USSR Mathematician.

Background

  • Pontriagin, Lev was born on September 3, 1908 in Moscow.

  • Education

    • Graduated from Moscow University, 1929, professor at the university, 1935.

    Career

    • Went blind after an accident at the age of 14. Academician, 1958. Specialist on algebra and the theory of continuous groups.

    Religion

    Since religion offers a complete set of answers to the problems of purpose, morality, origins, or science, it discourages exploration of those areas by suppressing curiosity, denies its followers a broader perspective, and prevents social, moral and scientific progress.

    Views

    Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

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    Born September 3, 1908
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