Pafnuty Chebyshev

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Pafnuty Chebyshev

Name: Pafnuty Lvovich Chebyshev

Born: May 16, 1821, in Borovsk, Kaluga, Russian Empire

Death: December 8, 1894 (Age: 73)

Computer-related contributions

  • Russian mathematician.
  • Known for probability, statistics, mechanics, and analytical geometry.
  • Considered to be a founding father of Russian mathematics.

Significant publications

  • Tchebychef, P. L. (1907).

Honors and awards

  • Demidov Prize (1849).
  • The lunar crater Chebyshev and the asteroid 2010 Chebyshev were named in his honor.