Item #2619 A nihilista nő (Nihilist Girl). Zsofia Kovalevska, Sofya Kovalevskaya.
Kovalevskaya in Hungarian

A nihilista nő (Nihilist Girl)

Budapest: Sachs Frigyes, 1904. In modern half leather. First Hungarian edition. 128 p. / In very good condition.

Sofya Vasilyevna Kovalevskaya ( 1850 – 1891), was a Russian mathematician who made noteworthy contributions to analysis, partial differential equations and mechanics. She was a pioneer for women in mathematics around the world – the first woman to obtain a doctorate (in the modern sense) in mathematics, the first woman appointed to a full professorship in northern Europe and one of the first women to work for a scientific journal as an editor. According to historian of science Ann Hibner Koblitz, Kovalevskaya was "the greatest known woman scientist before the twentieth century"

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