Сегодня родился Михаил Васильевич Остроградский
On September 24, 1801 Mikhail Vasilyevich Ostrogradsky was born. This is a Russian mathematician and a mechanic, the acknowledged leader of mathematicians of the Russian Empire. In the childhood he was extremely interested in natural-science phenomena though he didn't like to study. He was a student of physical and mathematical faculty, passed candidate examinations, however was deprived of the certificate of the candidate of science and the diploma of graduation from university because of "freethinking". Without having received an academic degree, Ostrogradsky went to Paris where studied in Sarbonna. In 1828 he returned home with French diploma and with reputation of a talented scientist, he taught in Institutes of the Russian Empire. he was elected as an extraordinary academician by Petersburg Academy of Sciences and a corresponding member of the Parisian Academy of Sciences, the member American's, Roman's and other academies and scientific organizations later. He became a world level person. At the end of his life he was interested in spiritism.