# Mathematician:Viktor Yakovlevich Bunyakovsky

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## Mathematician

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

## Nationality

Ukrainian

## History

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

## Theorems and Conjectures

- Cauchy-Bunyakovsky-Schwarz Inequality (with Augustin Louis Cauchy and Hermann Amandus Schwarz) (also known as Bunyakovsky's Inequality or Buniakovski's Inequality)
- Bunyakovsky Conjecture

Results named for **Viktor Yakovlevich Bunyakovsky** can be found here.

## Publications

- 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**.

## Sources

- 1989: Ephraim J. Borowski and Jonathan M. Borwein:
*Dictionary of Mathematics*... (previous) ... (next):**Buniakovski's Inequality**