Adadurov Vasily Antonovich (Adodurov)( mathematician and writer)
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Biography Adadurov Vasily Antonovich (Adodurov)
Born in 1702. In 1727, he was a student at the academy and attracted the attention of mathematician Bernoulli. Worked as a translation of the ancient history of Bayer and articles for academic journals. In 1733 A. the first Russian was recognized as an Adjunct Mathematics. In 1736 he was responsible for overseeing the academy had been sent from Moscow to his disciples, among whom was the Lomonosov. Translated into German "The Code of Tsar Alexis Mikhailovich, several works of Kraft, Euler and others, and wrote a discourse on the use of letters" v "and" L ". In 1740 A. just was not included in the number of accomplices of Volyn, but he managed to justify. In 1744, he was asked to teach Russian princess Sofia, T. e. future Empress Catherine II. Posted in honorary exile in Orenburg, for the preparation of announcements by the Empress Catherine, A. was returned to the coronation of Catherine and was appointed curator of Moscow University, then - Senator. As a curator. sought to establish a framework for the censorship of professors and strict discipline for students. He died in 1778 or 1780. He issued another "Latin-German-Russian lexicon with brief Russian grammar" (1731), "Rules for Russia's Spell" (1768) and "Anfangsgrunde der russischen Sprache" (1737).