Nadezhda Gannibalova — mother of the poet Pushkin exam at lyceum Early life[ edit ] Born in Moscow, Pushkin published his first poem at When he finished school, as part of the first graduating class of the prestigious Imperial Lyceum in Tsarskoye Selonear Saint Petersburghis talent was already widely recognized within the Russian literary scene. After school, Pushkin plunged into the vibrant and raucous intellectual youth culture of the capital, Saint Petersburg.
Early years[ edit ] One of nine children,  Chebyshev was born in the village of Okatovo in the district of Borovskprovince of Kalugainto a family which traced its roots back to a 17th-century Tatar military leader named Khan Chabysh.
Pafnuty Lvovich was first educated at home by his mother Agrafena Ivanovna in reading and writing and by his cousin Avdotya Kvintillianovna Sukhareva in French and arithmetic. From childhood, he limped and walked with a stick and so his parents abandoned the idea of his becoming an officer in the family tradition.
His disability prevented his playing many children's games and he devoted himself instead to mathematics. Inthe family moved to Moscowmainly to attend to the education of their eldest sons Pafnuty and Pavel, who would become lawyers.
Education continued at home and his parents engaged teachers of excellent reputation, including for mathematics and physics P. Pogorelskiheld to be one of the best teachers in Moscow and who had taught for example the writer Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev. University studies[ edit ] In summerChebyshev passed the registration examinations and, in September of that year, began his mathematical studies at the second philosophical department of Moscow University.
His teachers included N. Perevoshchikov of whom it seems clear that Brashman had the greatest influence on Chebyshev. Brashman instructed him in practical mechanics and probably showed him the work of French engineer J. In this, Chebyshev derived an approximating algorithm for the solution of algebraic equations of nth degree based on Newton's method.
In the same year, he finished his studies as "most outstanding candidate". There was famine in Russia, and his parents were forced to leave Moscow. Although they could no longer support their son, he decided to continue his mathematical studies and prepared for the master examinations, which lasted six months.
Fuss and were being edited by V. Bunyakovskywho encouraged Chebyshev to study them.
This would come to influence Chebyshev's work. Inhe submitted his work The Theory of Congruences for a doctorate, which he defended in May He was elected an extraordinary professor at St Petersburg University inordinary professor in and, after 25 years of lectureship, he became merited professor in In he left the university and devoted his life to research.
During his lectureship at the university —Chebyshev also taught practical mechanics at the Alexander Lyceum in Tsarskoe Selo now Pushkina southern suburb of St Petersburg.
His scientific achievements were the reason for his election as junior academician adjunkt in Later, he became an extraordinary and in an ordinary member of the Imperial Academy of Sciences.
In the same year he became an honorary member of Moscow University.
He accepted other honorary appointments and was decorated several times. InChebyshev became a member of the scientific committee of the ministry of national education. Inhe became an ordinary member of the ordnance department of the academy with the adoption of the headship of the commission for mathematical questions according to ordnance and experiments related to ballistics.
The Paris academy elected him corresponding member in and full foreign member in Inhe was elected honorable member of the St.
Petersburg Mathematical Societywhich had been founded three years earlier. Chebyshev died in St Petersburg on 26 November Mathematical contributions[ edit ] Chebyshev is known for his work in the fields of probabilitystatisticsmechanicsand number theory.Aleksandr Pushkin, in full Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkin, (born May 26 [June 6, New Style], , Moscow, Russia—died January 29 [February 10], , St.
Petersburg), Russian poet, novelist, dramatist, and short-story writer; he has often been considered his country’s greatest poet and the founder of modern Russian literature. Alexander Pushkin [Aleksandr Sergeyevich] (), “Russia’s Bard” and one of the most important contributors to modern Russian literature wrote the epic 19th century romance Eugene Onegin [Yevgeny or Evgeny Onegin] (); But, as it is, this pied collection begs your indulgence — it's been spun from threads both sad and humoristic.
Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin was born to Sergei and Nadezhda Pushkin on May 26, On his father's side he was a descendant of Russian nobility. On his mother's side he was related to an African lord. But by the time Aleksandr was born, the family had gradually lost most of their wealth and. Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin was born to Sergei and Nadezhda Pushkin on May 26, On his father's side he was a descendant of Russian nobility.
Pushkin's Biography Adapted from J. Thomas Shaw's biographical sketch in The Letters of Alexander Pushkin, Volume 1 Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin was born in Moscow on May 26, (Old Style). Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin was born in Moscow on May 26, (Old Style). In he was selected to be among the thirty students in the first class at the Lyceum in Tsarskoe Selo. Biography. Russian writer, known and respected. A promising student, Pushkin was selected at age 12 to be among the 30 students in the first class at the Lyceum in Tsarskoe Selo.
On his mother's side he was related to an African lord. But by the time Aleksandr was born, the family had gradually lost most of their wealth and Died: Jan 29, Pushkin's Biography Adapted from J.
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