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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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- O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive