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Arnold Konstantinovich KHUMAL

mathematician

Arnold KHUMAL, USSR Mathematician. Real name: TUDEBERG. Doctor of Pbysico-Mathematical Science since 1946; full member since 1951, and V.-President since 1953, Estonia Academy of Sciences.

Background

KHUMAL, Arnold was born in 1908.

Education

1929 graduated Tartu University.

Career

1929-1940 instructor, since 1940 Professor, Tartu University. 1944-1947 Professor, Tallinn Polytechn. Institute; 1947-1949 Director, Institute of Physics, Mathematics and Mecb., Estonia Academy of Sciences.

Main works deal with theory of interpolation, nomography and descriptive geometry.

Religion

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

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.