Aleksandr Nekrasov

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Aleksandr Nekrasov
Born 9 December 1883
Moscow, Russia
Died 21 May 1957
Moscow, Soviet Russia
Residence Moscow
Citizenship Russia
Nationality Russian
Fields Mathematics, Physics
Institutions Moscow University, Sergo Orjonikidze Aviation Institute, USSR Academy of Sciences
Alma mater University of Moscow
Influences Nikolai Egorovich Zhukovsky, Sergei Alekseevich Chaplygin
Notable awards N E Zhukovsky Prize, State Prize of the U.S.S.R., Honoured Worker in Science and Technology

Aleksandr Ivanovich Nekrasov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Ива́нович Некра́сов; 9 December [O.S. 27 November] 1883 – 21 May 1957) was a Russian mathematician known for his mathematical contributions to hydromechanics and aeromechanics.

Nekrasov was born in Moscow, Russia, where he would remain for the rest of his life. He went to school and graduated from the University of Moscow in 1906. Nekrasov graduated with a first class diploma.

Nekrasov earned a gold medal for work of his essay, Theory of the Satellites of Jupiter.

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