Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevskii
was born 225 years ago
1st December 1792

In 1829 Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevskii published his non-Euclidean geometry, the first account of the subject to appear in print.

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http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Mathematicians/Lobachevsky.html