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Pafnuty Chebyshev

was born 201 years ago

16 May 1821

Pafnuty Chebyshev is largely remembered for his investigations in number theory. Chebyshev was also interested in mechanics and is famous for the orthogonal polynomials he invented.

Find out more at: https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Chebyshev/