Viktor Bunyakovsky, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Viktor Bunyakovsky

Russian mathematician

Date of Birth: 16-Dec-1804

Place of Birth: Bar, Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine

Date of Death: 30-Nov-1889

Profession: teacher, mathematician

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Viktor Bunyakovsky

  • Viktor Yakovlevich Bunyakovsky (Russian: ??´???? ?´???????? ??????´?????, Ukrainian: ??´???? ?´????? ??????´??????; 16 December [O.S.
  • 4 December] 1804, Bar, Podolia Governorate, Russian Empire – 12 December [O.S.
  • 30 November] 1889, St.
  • Petersburg, Russian Empire) was a Russian mathematician, member and later vice president of the Petersburg Academy of Sciences. Bunyakovsky was a mathematician, noted for his work in theoretical mechanics and number theory (see: Bunyakovsky conjecture), and is credited with an early discovery of the Cauchy–Schwarz inequality, proving it for the infinite dimensional case in 1859, many years prior to Hermann Schwarz's works on the subject.

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