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Aleksandr Lyapunov

1857 - 1918

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Aleksandr Mikhailovich Lyapunov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Миха́йлович Ляпуно́в, pronounced [ɐlʲɪkˈsandr mʲɪˈxajləvʲɪtɕ lʲɪpʊˈnof]; June 6 [O.S. May 25] 1857 – November 3, 1918) was a Russian mathematician, mechanician and physicist. His surname is variously romanized as Ljapunov, Liapunov, Liapounoff or Ljapunow. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aleksandr Lyapunov has received more than 247,606 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia. Aleksandr Lyapunov is the 146th most popular mathematician (down from 131st in 2019), the 344th most popular biography from Russia (down from 277th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Mathematician.

Aleksandr Lyapunov is most famous for his work on stability theory. Lyapunov's theorem states that if a dynamical system is stable, then it has at least one positive Lyapunov exponent.

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Among MATHEMATICIANS

Among mathematicians, Aleksandr Lyapunov ranks 146 out of 823Before him are Johannes Trithemius, Arthur Cayley, Sophus Lie, James Joseph Sylvester, Felix Hausdorff, and Stanislaw Ulam. After him are Jakob Steiner, Victor D'Hondt, James Gregory, Harald Bohr, Nicomachus, and Hermann Grassmann.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1857, Aleksandr Lyapunov ranks 32Before him are Antoni Grabowski, Lucien Lévy-Bruhl, Georg Michaelis, Joseph Babinski, Karl Pearson, and Infanta Maria Josepha of Portugal. After him are Otto von Below, Vladimir Bekhterev, Edward Emerson Barnard, Eugène Atget, Max Klinger, and 12th Dalai Lama. Among people deceased in 1918, Aleksandr Lyapunov ranks 38Before him are Frederick Trump, Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, Arrigo Boito, Hermann Cohen, Frank Wedekind, and Lili Boulanger. After him are Charles-Émile Reynaud, Eusebi Güell, Koloman Moser, Emil Jellinek, Andrew Dickson White, and John Bauer.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Aleksandr Lyapunov ranks 344 out of 3,262Before him are Nikolai Trubetzkoy (1890), Vasily Vereshchagin (1842), Prince Paul of Yugoslavia (1893), Anatoly Sobchak (1937), Nikolai Kuznetsov (1904), and Sergey Brin (1973). After him are Nikita Mikhalkov (1945), Valentin Serov (1865), Eugen Sandow (1867), Naum Gabo (1890), Nikolai Rubinstein (1835), and Karl Bryullov (1799).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In Russia

Among mathematicians born in Russia, Aleksandr Lyapunov ranks 11Before him are Andrey Kolmogorov (1903), Alexander Friedmann (1888), Christian Goldbach (1690), Grigori Perelman (1966), Leonid Kantorovich (1912), and Andrey Markov (1856). After him are Nikolay Bogolyubov (1909), Pavel Alexandrov (1896), Igor Ansoff (1918), Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov (1943), Olga Ladyzhenskaya (1922), and Rudolf Lipschitz (1832).