Saint Petersburg State University

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Russian federal state-owned higher education institution

About Saint Petersburg State University

According to Wikipedia, Saint Petersburg State University , also known as St Petersburg University , is a public research university based in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is the oldest and one of the largest universities in Russia. Founded in 1724 by a decree of Peter the Great, the university from the very beginning has had a strong focus on fundamental research in science, engineering and humanities.

What Is Saint Petersburg State University Known For?

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

Saint Petersburg State University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Saint Petersburg State University's Most Influential Alumni?

Saint Petersburg State University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Earth Sciences, Literature, and Mathematics. Here are some of Saint Petersburg State University's most famous alumni:

Ivan Pavlov
Ivan Pavlov
A Russian physiologist.
Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand
A Russian-American novelist and philosopher.
Andrey Markov
Andrey Markov
A Russian mathematician.
Nikolai Gogol
Nikolai Gogol
A Ukrainian/Russian writer .
Dmitri Mendeleev
Dmitri Mendeleev
A Russian chemist.
Mikhail Bakhtin
Mikhail Bakhtin
A Russian intellectual.
Grigori Perelman
Grigori Perelman
A Russian mathematician.
Leonid Kantorovich
Leonid Kantorovich
A Russian mathematician .
Aleksandr Lyapunov
Aleksandr Lyapunov
A Russian mathematician.
Pafnuty Chebyshev
Pafnuty Chebyshev
A Russian mathematician .
Felix Dzerzhinsky
A Bolshevik revolutionary and founder of the first Soviet secret police organs .
Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Putin
A 2nd and 4th President of Russia.

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