Timoshenko, Stephen Prokofievitch
- Robert J. Havlik
Timoshenko, Stephen Prokofievitch (23 December 1878–29 May 1972), scientist, engineer, and educator, was born Stepan Prokof’yevich Timoshenko in the village of Shpotovka, near Kiev, Russia, the son of Prokop Timofeevitch Timoshenko, a surveyor and landowner, and Josefina Jacovleva Sarnevskaja. His early education was at home. In 1889 he entered the technical ...