Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Pafnuty Lvovich Chebyshev
Born: May 16, 1821, in Borovsk, Kaluga, Russian Empire
Death: December 8, 1894 (Age: 73)
- Russian mathematician.
- Known for probability, statistics, mechanics, and analytical geometry.
- Considered to be a founding father of Russian mathematics.
- Tchebychef, P. L. (1907).
Honors and awards
- Demidov Prize (1849).
- The lunar crater Chebyshev and the asteroid 2010 Chebyshev were named in his honor.