Nikolai Lobachevsky

Mathematician, Academic

1792 – 1856

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Who was Nikolai Lobachevsky?

Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky was a Russian mathematician and geometer, known primarily for his work on hyperbolic geometry, otherwise known as Lobachevskian geometry.

William Kingdon Clifford called Lobachevsky the "Copernicus of Geometry" due to the revolutionary character of his work.

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Born
Dec 1, 1792
Nizhny Novgorod
Also known as
  • N. I. LobachevskiÄ­
Ethnicity
  • Russian
Nationality
  • Russia
Profession
Education
  • Kazan Federal University
  • Kazan Gymnasium
Died
Feb 24, 1856
Kazan

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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