Lev Semenovich Pontryagin

1908 - 1988

Click the picture above
to see three larger pictures


Lev Semenovich Pontryagin was a blind Russian mathematician who produced important work in algebra and topology.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (4 books/articles)

A Poster of Lev Pontryagin

Mathematicians born in the same country

Show birthplace location

Honours awarded to Lev Pontryagin
(Click below for those honoured in this way)
LMS Honorary Member1952
Speaker at International Congress1958
Speaker at International Congress1970


Other Web sites
  1. D E Cameron (More pictures)
  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

 Previous  (Chronologically)  Next  Main Index
 Previous  (Alphabetically)  Next  Biographies index

JOC/EFR January 1999

The URL of this page is:
http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Mathematicians/Pontryagin.html