Olga Ladyzhenskaya

1922 - 2004

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Olga Aleksandrovna Ladyzhenskaya (Russian: Óльга Алекса́ндровна Лады́женская; 7 March 1922 – 12 January 2004) was a Russian mathematician who worked on partial differential equations, fluid dynamics, and the finite difference method for the Navier–Stokes equations. She received the Lomonosov Gold Medal in 2002. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Olga Ladyzhenskaya has received more than 1,221,518 page views. Her biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Olga Ladyzhenskaya is the 275th most popular mathematician (down from 114th in 2019), the 592nd most popular biography from Russia (down from 235th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Russian Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Olga Ladyzhenskaya ranks 275 out of 828Before her are Guo Shoujing, Abraham bar Hiyya, Hans Hahn, Gaston Julia, Jacopo Riccati, and Tatyana Afanasyeva. After her are Adolf Hurwitz, Alan Baker, John Wilkins, Paul Cohen, Anatoly Fomenko, and Oronce Finé.

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Among people born in 1922, Olga Ladyzhenskaya ranks 115Before her are Cyd Charisse, María Casares, Serge Reggiani, Gershon Kingsley, Árpád Göncz, and Jenny-Wanda Barkmann. After her are Jean-Pierre Rampal, Juan Antonio Bardem, José Froilán González, Bernardin Gantin, Kevin Roche, and Tadeusz Borowski. Among people deceased in 2004, Olga Ladyzhenskaya ranks 73Before her are Marco Pantani, Serge Reggiani, John Charles, Philippe de Broca, Nikolai Chernykh, and Carlos Lacoste. After her are Sacha Distel, Roque Máspoli, Frances Shand Kydd, Zelimkhan Yandarbiyev, Umberto Agnelli, and Boris Trajkovski.

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Among people born in Russia, Olga Ladyzhenskaya ranks 592 out of 2,688Before her are Jean Béraud (1849), Dmitri Hvorostovsky (1962), Mikhail Skobelev (1843), Mordechai Spiegler (1944), Valerian Kuybyshev (1888), and Nikolai Chernykh (1931). After her are Nikolai Ogarkov (1917), Matvei Zakharov (1898), Mykola Azarov (1947), Viktor Tsoi (1962), Mukhtar Auezov (1897), and Sergei Belov (1944).


Among mathematicians born in Russia, Olga Ladyzhenskaya ranks 14Before her are Leonid Kantorovich (1912), Grigori Perelman (1966), Aleksandr Lyapunov (1857), Andrey Markov (1856), Igor Ansoff (1918), and Nikolay Bogolyubov (1909). After her are Pavel Alexandrov (1896), Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov (1943), Lev Pontryagin (1908), Ivan Vinogradov (1891), Sergei Sobolev (1908), and Sergei Novikov (1938).