Andrey Nikolaevich Kolmogorov

1903 - 1987

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Kolmogorov was one of the developers of probability theory. He later used this work to study the motion of the planets and the turbulent flow of air from a jet engine.
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List of References (20 books/articles)

A Quotation

A Poster of Andrey Kolmogorov

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Honours awarded to Andrey Kolmogorov
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Speaker at International Congress1954
LMS Honorary Member1959
Fellow of the Royal Society1964
Wolf Prize1980


Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. Astroseti (A Spanish translation of this biography)
  3. Kolmogorov Centennial Web site
  4. CWI Netherlands
  1. D E Cameron (more pictures)
  2. Kolmogorov School web site (Russian)
  3. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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