Russian Science Prior to the Russian Revolution
Advances in Historical Studies (AHS)
7. Some general aspects of the scientific milieus
of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries are described, including the period
of Peter the Great, the foundation of the Academy of Science, and the influence
of great figures of science, both Russian and foreign. In the eighteenth century, Euler (1707-1783) and Lomonosov (1711-1765) were chosen as symbolic and representative figures, while in the nineteenth
century, Lobachevski (1792-1856), Chebyshev
(1821-1894), Mendeleev (1834-1907), and Pavlov (1849-1936) were looked.