Mikhail Ostrogradsky

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Mikhail Vasilyevich Ostrogradsky (transcribed also Ostrogradskiy, Ostrogradskiĭ) (Russian: Михаи́л Васи́льевич Острогра́дский, Ukrainian: Миха́йло Васи́льович Острогра́дський; 24 September 1801 – 1 January 1862) was a Russian[1][2] mathematician, mechanician and physicist of Ukrainian Cossack ancestry.[3][4][5][6][7][8] Ostrogradsky was a student of Timofei Osipovsky and is considered to be a disciple of Leonhard Euler, who was known as one of the leading mathematicians of Imperial Russia.

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Mikhail Ostrogradsky
Mikhail Vasilyevich Ostrogradsky
Born(1801-09-24)24 September 1801
Died1 January 1862(1862-01-01) (aged 60)
CitizenshipRussian Empire
Alma materUniversity of Kharkiv,
University of Paris
Known forOstrogradsky instability,
Divergence theorem
Scientific career