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THE monument to Lobachevsky, erected at Kazan, in a square which bears the name of the great geometer, was unveiled on September 13, in the presence of the Bishop of Kazan, the Governor of the province, the University, the local Physical and Mathematical Society, and a great number of sympathisers. The Mayor of Kazan made a statement as to the funds raised for the erection of the monument. Prof. Suvoroff referred to the scientific work of Lobachevsky in mathematics and physics, and Prof. Vasilieff spoke of the great geometer as one whose life was worthy of emulation, and as an energetic worker for spreading scientific knowledge. In the evening the Physical and Mathematical Society held a special commemoration meeting before a distinguished gathering of visitors of both sexes.

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