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Vladimir Andreevich Steklov

Vladimir Steklov, USSR Mathematician.


  • Steklov, Vladimir was born on January 9, 1864 in Nizhnii Novgorod (now Gorkii).

  • Career

    • In 1887, graduated from the Khar’kov Technical Institute under A. Liapunov. From 1889-1906, taught mechanics at the same institute, from 1896 as a professor. 1902, doctor of mathematical sciences.

      From 1906, at Petersburg University. In 1921, founded the PhysicoMathematical Institute of the Academy of Sciences and remained its director until his death, when the Institute was renamed in his honour. Internationally-known mathematician.

      Visited the USA, and subsequently wrote To America and Back, My Impressions, 1925.


    Religiously inspired people justify violence, resist social changes, and attack on science.


    Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

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    Born January 9, 1864
    Died May 30, 1926
    (aged 62)