Pafnuty Lvovich Chebyshev

1821 - 1894

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Pafnuty Chebyshev is largely remembered for his investigations in number theory. Chebyshev was also interested in mechanics and is famous for the orthogonal polynomials he invented.
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List of References (35 books/articles)

A Quotation

A Poster of Pafnuty Chebyshev

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Chebyshev nets
  2. A comment from Thomas Hirst's diary

Honours awarded to Pafnuty Chebyshev
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Fellow of the Royal Society1877
Lunar featuresCrater Chebyshev


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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. H Kohler
  1. Amsterdam Netherlands (Some details of linkages)
  2. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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