Mihailo 'Alas' Petrović

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Mihailo 'Alas' Petrović

Nicknames: "Mika"
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Birthplace: Београд, Београд, Београд, Serbia
Death: Died in Београд, Београд, Београд, Serbia
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Son of Nikodim Petrović and Milica Petrović

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About Mihailo 'Alas' Petrović

Mihailo Petrović Alas (Serbian Cyrillic: Михаило Петровић Алас; 6 May 1868 – 8 June 1943), was an influential Serbian mathematician and inventor. He was also a distinguished professor at Belgrade University, an academic, fisherman, writer, publicist, musician, businessman, traveler and volunteer in the First and Second World Wars. He was a student of Henri Poincaré, Charles Hermite and Charles Émile Picard. Petrović contributed significantly to the study of differential equations and phenomenology[clarification needed], as well as inventing one of the first prototypes of an analog computer.

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Mihailo 'Alas' Petrović's Timeline

1868
May 6, 1868
Београд, Београд, Београд, Serbia
1943
June 8, 1943
Age 75
Београд, Београд, Београд, Serbia