Mathematician:Viktor Yakovlevich Bunyakovsky

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Ukrainian mathematician best known for his contribution to the Cauchy-Bunyakovsky-Schwarz Inequality.




  • Born: December 16 1804 in Bar, Podolskaya gubernia (now Vinnitsa oblast), Ukraine
  • Died: December 12 1889 in St Petersburg, Russia

Theorems and Conjectures

Results named for Viktor Yakovlevich Bunyakovsky can be found here.


  • 1825: Rotary motion in a resistant medium of a set of plates of constant thickness and defined contour around an axis inclined with respect to the horizon
  • 1825: Determination of the radius-vector in elliptical motion of planets
  • 1825: Heat propagation in solids
  • 1846: Foundations of the mathematical theory of probability

Also known as

Full name in Russian: Виктор Яковлевич Буняковский.

Some sources render his surname as Buniakovski.