Nikolai Lobachevsky

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Nikolai Lobachevsky
Portrait bi Lev Kryukov (c. 1843)
Born December 1, 1792[1][2]
Makaryev, Makaryevsky uezd, Nizhny Novgorod Govrenorate,[3][4] Roushie Empire
(nou Makaryevo, Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, Roushie)
Died Februar 24, 1856 (aged 63)
Kazan, Kazan Govrenorate, Roushie Empire
(nou Tatarstan, Roushie)
Naitionality Roushie
Alma mater Kazan Varsity
Kent for Lobachevskian geometry
Scientific career
Fields Geometry
Academic advisors J. C. M. Bartels[5][6]
Notable students Nikolai Brashman[5]
Signatur Nikolay Lobachevsky signature.jpg

Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky (Roushie: Никола́й Ива́нович Лобаче́вский; 1 December [A.S. 20 November] 1792 – 24 February [A.S. 12 February] 1856) wis a Roushie mathematician an geometer, kent primarily for his wirk on hyperbolic geometry, itherwise kent as Lobachevskian geometry.

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  1. This is the date gien bi V. F. Kagan's 1957 beuk N. Lobachevsky and His Contribution to Science (first published in Roushie in 1943), p. 26, an A. A. Andronov's 1956 airticle "Где и когда родился Н.И.Лобачевский" ("Whaur an when wis Lobachevsky born?") (the latter gies 1 December [A.S. 20 November] 1792).
  2. Aulder soorces in Roushie—e.g., A. F. Popov, "Воспоминания о службе и трудах проф. Казанского университета Н. И. Лобачевского" ("Memoirs o the Service an Wark o N. I. Lobachevsky"), 1857—give 1793 rather nor 1972, while the Dictionary of Scientific Biography (1970) gies December 2, 1792. Further information on Lobachevsky's birthdate can be foond in: Athanase Papadopoulos (ed.), Nikolai I. Lobachevsky. Pangeometry, European Mathematical Society. 2010, pp. 206–7.
  3. See "К 150-летию со дня смерти Н.И.Лобачевского" ("On the 150t anniversary o the daith o N. Lobachevsky") by G. M. Polotovsky, PDF page 3: "Н.И.Лобачевский родился в Макарьевском уезде Нижегородской губернии в 1793 году" (quoting A. F. Popov (1857)); page 4: "[В.Ф.Каган (1943)] местом рождения называет Макарьев".
  4. Ither soorces in Roushie—e.g., A. A. Andronov (1956)—gie the ceety o Nizhny Novgorod rather nor the Govrenorate as his birthplace; see an aa Lobachevsky's biografie at the wabsteid o the Lobachevsky Nizhny Novgorod State Varsity Museum an Andrey Kalinin's airticle "Чье имя носит университет" ("Efter whase name the Varsity haes been named").
  5. 5.0 5.1 Nikolai Lobachevsky at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  6. Athanase Papadopoulos (ed.), Nikolai I. Lobachevsky. Pangeometry, European Mathematical Society. 2010, p. 208.