Ivan Georgievich Petrovsky

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Ivan Georgievich Petrovsky

Russian: Ива́н Гео́ргиевич Петро́вский
Birthdate: (71)
Birthplace: Севск, Брянская об., Центральный ф. о., Russia
Death: Died in Москва, Москва, Центральный ф. о., Russia
Managed by: Martin Severin Eriksen
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About Ivan Georgievich Petrovsky

Ivan Georgievich Petrovsky (Russian: Ива́н Гео́ргиевич Петро́вский) (the family name is also transliterated as Petrovskii or Petrowsky), was a Soviet mathematician working mainly in the field of partial differential equations. He greatly contributed to the solution of Hilbert's 19th and 16th problems, and discovered what are now called Petrovsky lacunas. He also worked on the theories of boundary value problems, probability, and on the topology of algebraic curves and surfaces.

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Ivan Georgievich Petrovsky's Timeline

1901
January 18, 1901
Севск, Брянская об., Центральный ф. о., Russia
1973
January 15, 1973
Age 71
Москва, Москва, Центральный ф. о., Russia