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Sergey Natanovich BERNSHTEYN

Sergey BERNSHTEYN, USSR Mathematician. Doctor of Mathematical Science since 1913; Professor 1920; full member, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences, since 1925; full member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1929; corresponding member, Paris Academy of Sciences, since 1928; associate, Mathematical Institute, USSR Academy of Science, since 1935. two Order of Lenin; Order of Red Banner of Labor; Stalin Prize, 1941.

Background

  • BERNSHTEYN, Sergey was born in 1880 in Odessa.

  • Education

    • 1902 graduated Paris University. Studied at Goettingen University, Germany.

    Career

    • Specialist in theory of differential equations and theory of probability. Created theory of functions and applied probability theory to physics and statistics. 1924-1929 corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science.

      Since 1940 honorary member, Moscow Mathematical Society. Since 1944 Honoured Doctor, Algiers University. Since 1945 Honoured Doctor, Paris University.

      Since 1955 member, Prague Academy of Sciences. 1907-1920 instructor and 1920-1933 Professor, Kharkov University. 1933-1941 Professor, Leningrad Polytechn.

      Institute, 1934-1941 Professor, Leningrad University.

    Religion

    Religion discourages exploration of science and universe by suppressing curiosity, and denies its followers a broader perspective.

    Views

    Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

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