Viktor Bunyakovsky

Mathematician, Deceased Person

1804 – 1889

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Who was Viktor Bunyakovsky?

Viktor Yakovlevich Bunyakovsky was a Russian mathematician, member and later vice president of the Petersburg Academy of Sciences.

He worked in theoretical mechanics and number theory, and is credited with an early discovery of the Cauchy–Schwarz inequality, proving it for the infinite dimensional case in 1859, many years prior to Hermann Schwarz's works on the subject.

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Born
Dec 15, 1804
Bar
Also known as
  • Viktor Yakovlevich Bunyakovsky
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Died
Dec 12, 1889
Saint Petersburg

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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