Sofia Vasilyevna Kovalevskaya

1850 - 1891

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Sofia Kovalevskaya was a Russian born mathematician who made valuable contributions to the theory of differential equations. She finished her career in Sweden.
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  1. Preface to Kochina's Biography of Kovalevskaya
  2. Anna Carlotta Leffler on Sonya Kovalevskaya
  3. A comment from Thomas Hirst's diary

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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. Tom Burslem
  3. R Cooke
  4. Agnes Scott College
  5. Bellevue College USA
  6. University of Heidelberg (In German)
  7. H K Strick
  8. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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