Vasily Jakovlevich Zinger

Russian mathematician (1836-1907)

Vasily Jakovlevich Zinger (Russian: Василий Яковлевич Цингер) (February 11, 1836, Moscow, RussiaMarch 2, 1907, Moscow, Russia) was a Russian mathematician. Не worked in Moscow University and was the head of the Society of Moscow mathematicians (1886 – 1891).


He was also a botanist and philosopher.

Zingeria of the Poaceae was named in honour of Vasily Zinger.[1]


  1. L. Watson, M. J. Dallwitz. "Zingeria". Grass Genera of the World. Retrieved October 26, 2009.


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