# Mathematician:Aleksandr Yuryevich Olshansky

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## Mathematician

Russian mathematician working in the field of combinatorial and geometric group theory.

Also working on Lie algebras and associative algebras.

Disproved the Von Neumann Conjecture.

## Nationality

Russian

## History

- Born: 19 January 1946, Saratov, Russia

## Theorems and Definitions

- Counterexample to Von Neumann Conjecture

## Publications

- 1983:
*On a geometric method in the combinatorial group theory*

## Also known as

In Russian: **Александр Юрьевич Ольшанский**

His name can also be seen transliterated as **Alexander Ol'shanskii**.