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Boris Vladimirovich GNEDENKO

mathematician

Boris GNEDENKO, USSR Mathematician. Doctor of Mathematical Science; Professor 1942; full member, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences, since 1948; Professor, Kiev University, since 1950.

Background

GNEDENKO, Boris was born in 1912 in Ulyanovsk.

Education

1930 graduated Saratov University. 1937 postgrad, student,Moscow University.

Career

1930-1934 at Ivanovo Textile Institute. 1934-1942 instructor and 1942-1945 Professor, Moscow University. 1945-1950 Professor, Lvov University.

1955-1958 Director, Institute of Mathematics, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences. Specialized in the law of probabilities.

Religion

Religion obstructs scientific research and technological progress.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.