Sergey Nikolsky

1905 - 2012

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Sergey Mikhailovich Nikolsky (Russian: Серге́й Миха́йлович Нико́льский; 30 April 1905 – 9 November 2012) was a Russian mathematician. He was born in Talitsa, which was at that time located in Kamyshlovsky Uyezd, Perm Governorate, Russian Empire. He had been an Academician since November 28, 1972. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sergey Nikolsky has received more than 20,432 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Sergey Nikolsky is the 693rd most popular mathematician (down from 653rd in 2019), the 1,589th most popular biography from Russia (down from 1,329th in 2019) and the 51st most popular Russian Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Sergey Nikolsky ranks 693 out of 828Before him are Jacob Bronowski, Heinz Hopf, Benjamin Robins, Grigore Moisil, Robin Hartshorne, and Corrado Segre. After him are Sofya Yanovskaya, Boris Galerkin, Ingrid Daubechies, Gilbert Strang, Friedrich Engel, and David Cox.

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Among people born in 1905, Sergey Nikolsky ranks 265Before him are Philip Ahn, Gösta Dunker, Lev Kassil, Baltasar Albéniz, Miguel Mihura, and Pedro Solé. After him are Roberto Gayón, Jorge Pardon, Fernand Rigaux, Raymundo Rodríguez, Sheikh Abdullah, and Erskine Hamilton Childers. Among people deceased in 2012, Sergey Nikolsky ranks 307Before him are Verghese Kurien, Michael O'Hare, Geoffrey Hughes, Paul Shan Kuo-hsi, Peter Struck, and Jorge Illueca. After him are Phillip V. Tobias, Margaret Mahy, François Migault, Valeri Vasiliev, Barney McKenna, and Jenni Rivera.

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Among people born in Russia, Sergey Nikolsky ranks 1,589 out of 2,688Before him are Gregory Ratoff (1897), Aleksei Arbuzov (1908), Andrey Zaliznyak (1935), Valentin Ivanov (1961), Alexander Dityatin (1957), and Avdotia Istomina (1799). After him are Dinara Safina (1986), Jürgen Kurbjuhn (1940), Grigory Leps (1962), Max Taut (1884), Gennady Nevelskoy (1813), and Valeri Vasiliev (1949).


Among mathematicians born in Russia, Sergey Nikolsky ranks 51Before him are Alexander Gelfond (1906), Yuri Matiyasevich (1947), Mikhail Lavrentyev (1900), Eugene Dynkin (1924), Vladimir Levenshtein (1935), and Anatoly Karatsuba (1937). After him are Maxim Kontsevich (1964), Svetlana Gannushkina (1942), Vladimir Voevodsky (1966), Stanislav Smirnov (1970), Yury Osipov (1936), and Andrei Okounkov (1969).