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Viktor Yakovlevich Bunyakovskii

lived from 1804 to 1889


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