Moscow State University

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University in Moscow, Russia

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About Moscow State University

According to Wikipedia, Moscow State University is a public research university located in Moscow, Russia. It was founded in 1755 by Mikhail Lomonosov. During the Soviet period, MSU was renamed after Lomonosov in 1940 and was then known as Lomonosov University. Its current rector is Viktor Sadovnichiy.

What Is Moscow State University Known For?

Moscow State University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Moscow State University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Moscow State University's Most Influential Alumni?

Moscow State University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Mathematics, Physics, and Political Science. Here are some of Moscow State University's most famous alumni:

Andrey Kolmogorov
Andrey Kolmogorov
A Russian mathematician.
Lev Vygotsky
Lev Vygotsky
A Soviet psychologist.
Andrei Sakharov
Andrei Sakharov
A Soviet nuclear physicist and human rights activist.
Israel Gelfand
Israel Gelfand
A Soviet mathematician.
Tony Hoare
Tony Hoare
A British computer scientist.
Nikolai Luzin
Nikolai Luzin
A Russian mathematician.
Yuri Manin
Yuri Manin
A Russian mathematician.
Alexander Bogdanov
Alexander Bogdanov
A Physician, philosopher, writer, revolutionary .
Lev Pontryagin
Lev Pontryagin
A Soviet mathematician.
Vladimir Arnold
Vladimir Arnold
A Russian mathematician – studied integrable systems and differential equations .
Vissarion Belinsky
Vissarion Belinsky
A Russian literary critic.
Imre Lakatos
Imre Lakatos
A Hungarian philosopher of mathematics and science.

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