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Sofia Vasilyevna Kovalevskaya (Roushie: Со́фья Васи́льевна Ковале́вская), born Sofia Vasilyevna Korvin-Krukovskaya (15 January [A.S. 3 January] 1850 – 10 Februar 1891), wis a Roushie mathematician that made noteworthy contreibutions tae analysis, pairtial differential equations an mechanics.

Sofia Kovalevskaya
Sofja Wassiljewna Kowalewskaja 1.jpg
Sofia Kovalevskaya in 1880
Born15 Januar 1850(1850-01-15)
Moscow, Roushie Empire
Died10 Februar 1891(1891-02-10) (aged 41)
Stockholm, Swaden
Alma materUniversity of Göttingen (PhD; 1874)
Kent forCauchy–Kowalevski theorem
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics, Mechanics
Institutions
Doctoral advisorKarl Weierstrass