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Person: Yushkevich, Adolph Andrei Pavlovich
Adolph Pavlovich Yushkevich was a Soviet historian of mathematics. He was an expert in medieval mathematics of the East and the work of Leonhard Euler.
Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):
 Entering the Physics and Mathematics Faculty of the University of Moscow, Adolph Pavlovich was an undergraduate with Gelfond who became his friend for life.
 Adolph Pavlovich graduated in 1929 and then, from 1930, taught at the Moscow Higher Technical School.
 In addition to his professorship of mathematics at the Moscow Higher Technical School, Adolph Pavlovich was appointed to the Institute of History of Natural Sciences and Technology in 1945.
 Yushkevich suffered under this policy being forced to leave his post at the Moscow Higher Technical School.
 Yushkevich was one of the leading historians of mathematics in the world.
 This Archive also references over 50 articles by Yushkevich about a wide range of mathematicians from the earliest to modern times.
 Yushkevich was arguably the leading world authority on Euler and he was one of the leading authorities on medieval mathematics.
 Yushkevich received many honours for his scholarship in the history of mathematics.
Born 15 July 1906, Odessa, Ukraine. Died 17 July 1993, Moscow, Russia.
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 Oâ€™Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive