Nikolai Luzin

1883 - 1950

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Nikolai Nikolaevich Luzin (also spelled Lusin; Russian: Никола́й Никола́евич Лу́зин, IPA: [nʲɪkɐˈlaj nʲɪkɐˈlaɪvʲɪtɕ ˈluzʲɪn] (listen); 9 December 1883 – 28 January 1950) was a Soviet/Russian mathematician known for his work in descriptive set theory and aspects of mathematical analysis with strong connections to point-set topology. He was the eponym of Luzitania, a loose group of young Moscow mathematicians of the first half of the 1920s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nikolai Luzin has received more than 101,950 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Nikolai Luzin is the 413th most popular mathematician (up from 451st in 2019), the 892nd most popular biography from Russia (up from 905th in 2019) and the 26th most popular Russian Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Nikolai Luzin ranks 413 out of 828Before him are Karl Wilhelm Feuerbach, Shiing-Shen Chern, Diocles, Ronald Graham, Ernest William Brown, and Guido Fubini. After him are Hans Freudenthal, Lennart Carleson, Frank P. Ramsey, Rolf Nevanlinna, Erik Ivar Fredholm, and George David Birkhoff.

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Among people born in 1883, Nikolai Luzin ranks 116Before him are Stanisław Bułak-Bałachowicz, Marie Under, Rudolf Weigl, Richard Ruoff, Andrei Bubnov, and Ota Benga. After him are Rudolf Spielmann, Imogen Cunningham, Olga Kameneva, Luigi Ganna, Diego Martínez Barrio, and Amleto Giovanni Cicognani. Among people deceased in 1950, Nikolai Luzin ranks 78Before him are Ulrich Graf, Kazys Grinius, Shigenori Tōgō, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Al Jolson, and Arturo Alessandri. After him are Miklós Bánffy, Ernst Wiechert, Gustaf John Ramstedt, Raymond Sommer, Lev Berg, and Alexandru Vaida-Voevod.

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Among people born in Russia, Nikolai Luzin ranks 892 out of 2,688Before him are Alexander Shliapnikov (1885), Anatoly Berezovoy (1942), Aleksey Khomyakov (1804), Alexei Tupolev (1925), Andrei Bubnov (1883), and Yelena Isinbayeva (1982). After him are Georgy Vitsin (1917), Erkki Melartin (1875), Nikolay Cherkasov (1903), Nikolai Tanayev (1945), Vladimir of Novgorod (1020), and Kuzma Minin (1616).


Among mathematicians born in Russia, Nikolai Luzin ranks 26Before him are Sergei Novikov (1938), Otto Hesse (1811), Rudolf Lipschitz (1832), Grigory Margulis (1946), Alfred Clebsch (1833), and Yakov Sinai (1935). After him are Vladimir Smirnov (1887), Andrey Nikolayevich Tikhonov (1906), Aleksandr Danilovich Aleksandrov (1912), Kurt Hensel (1861), Nina Bari (1901), and Evgraf Fedorov (1853).