Olga Ladyzhenskaya

1922 - 2004

Olga Ladyzhenskaya

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 1,201,251 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 114th most popular mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Olga Ladyzhenskaya ranks 114 out of 746Before her are Lodovico Ferrari, Brook Taylor, Hippocrates of Chios, Leonid Kantorovich, Anthemius of Tralles, and Ferdinand von Lindemann. After her are Robert Aumann, Alexis Clairaut, John Couch Adams, Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, Katherine Johnson, and Michael Atiyah.

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Among people born in 1922, Olga Ladyzhenskaya ranks 40Before her are Yang Chen-Ning, Stanley Cohen, Arthur Ashkin, Jason Robards, Telly Savalas, and Miguel Muñoz. After her are Leon M. Lederman, Julius Nyerere, Nándor Hidegkuti, Jacques Piccard, Lucian Freud, and Ahmed Sékou Touré. Among people deceased in 2004, Olga Ladyzhenskaya ranks 24Before her are Stieg Larsson, Christopher Reeve, Maurice Wilkins, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld, Helmut Newton, and Leônidas. After her are Ingrid Thulin, Sune Bergström, Carlos Kleiber, Estée Lauder, Renata Tebaldi, and Brian Clough.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Olga Ladyzhenskaya ranks 233 out of 2,050Before her are Ivan Kramskoi (1837), Viktor Vasnetsov (1848), Witold Pilecki (1901), Gennady Yanayev (1937), Nikolai Vatutin (1901), and Alexander Blok (1880). After her are Vasily II of Moscow (1415), Alexander Luria (1902), Aleksandr Ulyanov (1866), Natalia Goncharova (1881), Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin (1855), and Johann Georg Hamann (1730).


Among mathematicians born in Russia, Olga Ladyzhenskaya ranks 9Before her are Sofia Kovalevskaya (1850), Nikolai Lobachevsky (1792), Andrey Kolmogorov (1903), Alexander Friedmann (1888), Christian Goldbach (1690), and Leonid Kantorovich (1912). After her are Andrey Markov (1856), Aleksandr Lyapunov (1857), Grigori Perelman (1966), Igor Ansoff (1918), Nikolay Bogolyubov (1909), and Ivan Vinogradov (1891).

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