Ivan Mikhailovich Simonov

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Ivan Mikhailovich Simonov
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Born June 20 (July 1), 1794
Gorokhovets, Russian Empire
Died Jan. 10 (22), 1855
Nationality Russian
Fields Astronomy
Institutions Kazan State University

Ivan Mikhailovich Simonov (1794-1855)[1][2] was a Russian astronomer and a geodesist.

Biography[edit]

He completed his studies and became a professor of physics at Kazan State University in 1816[3] where he was a close friend of Nikolai Lobachevsky.[2] He was a corresponding member of the Saint Petersburg Academy of Sciences from 1829 and later went on to become the rector of Kazan State University in 1846.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Glynn Barratt (1 January 1988). The Russians and Australia. UBC Press. pp. 146–. ISBN 978-0-7748-4316-4. Retrieved 26 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b N. Nikolaĭ Ivanovich Lobachevskiĭ (1 January 2010). Pangeometry. European Mathematical Society. pp. 213–. ISBN 978-3-03719-087-6. Retrieved 26 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "Simonov, Ivan Mikhailovich". The Great Soviet Encyclopedia.