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Olga Ladyzhenskaya Biography, Age, Death, Husband, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 7, 2019

Short Biography

Olga Ladyzhenskaya was born on 07-03-1922 in Kologrivsky in the state of Kostroma, Russia. She was a Russian Mathematician & Scientist.

Other Name: Olga Aleksandrovna Ladyzhenskaya, O. A. Ladyzhenskaya
Other Professions: Scientist

Olga Ladyzhenskaya Complete Bio & Career

Olga Ladyzhenskaya was a Russian mathematician. She was raised in a family of a mathematician. Thus it was in her genes to become a mathematician one day. From a very early age, she showed a great interest in mathematics. She and her dad Aleksandr Ivanovich used to study calculus together. She went into a state of shock after her father was sent to prison.
She completed secondary school with excellent results in the year 1939. She then relocated to Leningrad for further education. However, she was denied entry to the Leningrad State University as her father was declared National enemy. She, therefore, was left with no choice but to enter the less renowned Pokrovski Teachers' Training College. Soon World War II started and she again had to go back to her hometown, Kologriv. She started teaching mathematics there at a local secondary school. A couple of years later she again resumed her studies at the famous Moscow State University and graduated from there in the year 1947. She then finally obtained her post-graduate degree from Leningrad State University.
Lady Ladyzhenskaya defended her Ph.D. thesis in the year 1949 and started her career with a prestigious post at the Leningrad State University. 5 years later she became a researcher at the famous Steklov Mathematical Institute of the Academy of Sciences located in the USSR. She then was made the Head of the Laboratory of Mathematical Physics at the same institute in the year 1962.
She in the course of her career has published seven monographs, over 250 papers, and the famous textbook called The Boundary Value Problems of Mathematical Physics.
Since 1959, she was a member of the St.Petersburg Mathematical Society and later served as its vice-president for over two decades before finally being made the president in the year 1990, She held that position till 1998. She finally retired in 2000 citing health issues.

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

She died on 12-01-2004 in Saint Petersburg, Russia at the age of 81.

DEATHDAY 12 January,2004 (Thursday)
DEATH PLACE Saint Petersburg

Olga Ladyzhenskaya Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to Aleksandr Ivanovich Ladýzhenski and Anna Mikhailovna. She was briefly married in her young age.

Life's Important Dates Of Olga Ladyzhenskaya

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Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Kologriv, Russia
Nationality Russian
Religion N/A
Address Saint Petersburg, Russia
School N/A
College Moscow University
Qualification Post Graduate
Hobbies Reading
Marital Status Married
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Olga Ladyzhenskaya

  • Her father Aleksandr Ivanovich Ladýzhenski was declared a national enemy and therefore she was denied admission in various Universities.
  • She has travelled to various western countries with her thesis.
  • She was left with no survivors after her death.
  • She won numerous awards in the course of her career and most notable of them being the Lomonosov Gold Medal.
  • On her 97th birth anniversary, Google honoured her with a Google Doodle.

Olga Ladyzhenskaya Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Olga Ladyzhenskaya was 81 years 10 months & 5 days old age.