Николай Максимович Гюнтер
Nikolai Maksimovich Günter
December 1871, St. Petersburg
Nikolai Maksimovich Günter graduated
from the St. Petersburg University in 1894, Doctor Sci. since 1915. He
was professor of the St. Petersburg University for all his life. His mathematical
works are in ordinary differential equations, mathematical physics, especially
potential theory. He is the author of the very poular problem book in mathematics.
In 1927, he got a gouvernamental prize for a series of papers where he
proved the existence of solutions of hydrodynamical equations under very
Died: 4 May 1941, Leningrad
He was an informal leader of Leningrad mathematicians
for a long time. In 1922 N.M.Günter became Correspondent Member of
the Soviet Academy of Sciences, and he was President of the Leningrad
Mathematical Society in 1923--1930.