Viktor Yakovlevich Bunyakovskii


was born 215 years ago
16th December 1804

Viktor Bunyakovsky worked on Number Theory as well as geometry, mechanics and hydrostatics. He discovered the Cauchy-Schwarz inequality 25 years before Cauchy or Schwarz.


Find out more at:
http://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Bunyakovsky.html