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Ilya Nestorovich VEKUA


Ilya VEKUA, USSR Mathematician. Full member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1958, and Georgia Academy of Sciences, since 1946; Presidium member, Siberian Deputy, USSR Academy of Science, since 1958; Rector, Novosibirsk University, since 1959. Stalin Prize, 1950.


VEKUA, Ilya was born in 1907.


1930 graduated Georgia State University, Tbilisi.


1946-1958 corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science. Since 1959 member, Editorial Board, USSR Academy of Science. Research into theory of analytical functions of complex variables.

Until 1952 Professor, Tbilisi Stalin University. 1952-1957 Professor, Moscow University. 1957 Deputy Director, Mathematical Institute, USSR Academy of Science.


Religion is bad because it obstructs scientific research.


Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.