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Mikhail Ostrogradsky

1801 - 1862

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Mikhail Vasilyevich Ostrogradsky (transcribed also Ostrogradskiy, Ostrogradskiĭ) (Russian: Михаи́л Васи́льевич Острогра́дский, Ukrainian: Миха́йло Васи́льович Острогра́дський; 24 September 1801 – 1 January 1862) was a Russian mathematician, mechanician and physicist of Ukrainian Cossack ancestry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mikhail Ostrogradsky has received more than 60,210 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Mikhail Ostrogradsky is the 174th most popular mathematician (down from 149th in 2019), the 132nd most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 111th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Ukrainian Mathematician.

Mikhail Ostrogradsky is most famous for his research on the structure of the brain and his discovery of the pyramidal tract.

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Among mathematicians, Mikhail Ostrogradsky ranks 174 out of 823Before him are André Weil, Wang Chong, René Thom, Pierre Bouguer, Vito Volterra, and George Pólya. After him are Ernst Kummer, Abu Maʿshar, Michael Atiyah, Jean-Pierre Serre, Camille Jordan, and Maria Reiche.

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Among people born in 1801, Mikhail Ostrogradsky ranks 12Before him are John of Saxony, Elisabeth Ludovika of Bavaria, Amalie Auguste of Bavaria, John Henry Newman, Johannes Peter Müller, and Joseph Plateau. After him are Joseph Lanner, Archduchess Marie Caroline of Austria, Antoine Augustin Cournot, Princess Sophie of Sweden, Prince Charles of Prussia, and George Biddell Airy. Among people deceased in 1862, Mikhail Ostrogradsky ranks 11Before him are Jean-Baptiste Biot, Bahadur Shah Zafar, James Clark Ross, Božena Němcová, Alfred I, Prince of Windisch-Grätz, and Fromental Halévy. After him are Karl Nesselrode, Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows, Elizabeth Siddal, Henry Thomas Buckle, Carlos Antonio López, and Peter Barlow.

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Among people born in Ukraine, Mikhail Ostrogradsky ranks 132 out of 1,083Before him are Ivan Kozhedub (1920), Otto Preminger (1905), Anatoly Lunacharsky (1875), Ephraim Katzir (1916), Theodosius Dobzhansky (1900), and Moshé Feldenkrais (1904). After him are Erwin Chargaff (1905), Nikolay Nekrasov (1821), Stefania Turkewich (1898), Isaac Stern (1920), Tadeusz Bór-Komorowski (1895), and Kunigunda of Halych (1245).


Among mathematicians born in Ukraine, Mikhail Ostrogradsky ranks 2Before him are Stanislaw Ulam (1909). After him are Vladimir Arnold (1937), Jan Łukasiewicz (1878), Richard von Mises (1883), Anatoly Fomenko (1945), Israel Gelfand (1913), Viktor Bunyakovsky (1804), Tatyana Afanasyeva (1876), Igor Shafarevich (1923), Alfred J. Lotka (1880), and Georgy Voronoy (1868).