Yuri Linnik, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Yuri Linnik

Russian mathematician

Date of Birth: 26-Dec-1914

Place of Birth: Bila Tserkva, Kyiv Oblast, Ukraine

Date of Death: 30-Jun-1972

Profession: mathematician, university teacher, statistician

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Yuri Linnik

  • Yuri Vladimirovich Linnik (Russian: ?´??? ?????´??????? ??´????; January 8, 1915 – June 30, 1972) was a Soviet mathematician active in number theory, probability theory and mathematical statistics.
  • Linnik was born in Bila Tserkva, in present-day Ukraine.
  • He went to St Petersburg University where his supervisor was Vladimir Tartakovski, and later worked at that university and the Steklov Institute.
  • He was a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, as was his father, Vladimir Pavlovich Linnik.
  • He was awarded both State and Lenin Prizes.
  • He died in Leningrad.

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