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Andrey Markov

1856 - 1922

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Andrey Andreyevich Markov (14 June 1856 – 20 July 1922) was a Russian mathematician best known for his work on stochastic processes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrey Markov has received more than 494,027 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Andrey Markov is the 128th most popular mathematician (up from 136th in 2019), the 297th most popular biography from Russia (down from 285th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Russian Mathematician.

Andrey Markov is most famous for the Markov chain, which is a mathematical model of a stochastic process.

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Among mathematicians, Andrey Markov ranks 128 out of 823Before him are Andrew Wiles, Marian Rejewski, Brook Taylor, Henri Lebesgue, Herbert A. Hauptman, and Menelaus of Alexandria. After him are Simplicius of Cilicia, Alexis Clairaut, Michel Rolle, Liu Hui, Robert Grosseteste, and Jacques Hadamard.

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Among people born in 1856, Andrey Markov ranks 24Before him are Svetozar Boroević, Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia, Robert Nivelle, John Singer Sargent, Eduard von Böhm-Ermolli, and Archduke Friedrich, Duke of Teschen. After him are L. Frank Baum, Frank B. Kellogg, H. Rider Haggard, Jean Moréas, Hara Takashi, and Sergei Taneyev. Among people deceased in 1922, Andrey Markov ranks 22Before him are Ernest Solvay, Michael Collins, Nellie Bly, Walther Rathenau, Yamagata Aritomo, and Henri Désiré Landru. After him are Rudolf Kjellén, Alessandro Moreschi, Léon Bonnat, Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia, Paul Deschanel, and Lothar von Richthofen.

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Among people born in Russia, Andrey Markov ranks 297 out of 3,262Before him are Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia (1875), Andrei Konchalovsky (1937), Vsevolod Meyerhold (1874), Dmitry of Uglich (1582), Nikolai Kondratiev (1892), and Feodor Chaliapin (1873). After him are Viktor Vasnetsov (1848), Ferdinand von Wrangel (1797), Viktor Shklovsky (1893), Mykola Azarov (1947), Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia (1831), and Vitaly Ginzburg (1916).


Among mathematicians born in Russia, Andrey Markov ranks 10Before him are Nikolai Lobachevsky (1792), Andrey Kolmogorov (1903), Alexander Friedmann (1888), Christian Goldbach (1690), Grigori Perelman (1966), and Leonid Kantorovich (1912). After him are Aleksandr Lyapunov (1857), Nikolay Bogolyubov (1909), Pavel Alexandrov (1896), Igor Ansoff (1918), Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov (1943), and Olga Ladyzhenskaya (1922).