Godunov is a Russian
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Godunov can refer to the following:

Two Tsars of Russia and their kin:
    • Tsar Boris Fyodorovich Godunov
      Boris Godunov
      Boris Fyodorovich Godunov was de facto regent of Russia from c. 1585 to 1598 and then the first non-Rurikid tsar from 1598 to 1605. The end of his reign saw Russia descend into the Time of Troubles.-Early years:...

       a regent of Russia from 1584 to 1598 and then tsar from 1598 to 1605
    • Tsar Fyodor Borisovich Godunov
      Feodor II of Russia
      Fyodor II Borisovich Godunov of Russia was a tsar of Russia during the Time of Troubles. He was born in Moscow, the son and successor to Boris Godunov...

       son of Tsar Boris Godunov, ruled less than a year as Feodor II after his father's death in 1605; murdered in June the same year
    • Xenia Borisovna Godunova (later the Nun Olga)
      Tsarevna Xenia Borisovna of Russia
      Xenia Borisovna Godunova was a Russian Tsarevna, daughter of Tsar Boris Godunov, and sister of Tsar Feodor II of Russia.She was very beautiful and well educated...

       daughter of Tsar Boris Godunov
    • Irina Feodorovna Godunova (later the Nun Alexandra
      Irina Godunova
      Irina Feodorovna Godunova later Alexandra was the wife of Tsar Feodor I Ivanovich and the sister of Tsar Boris Godunov Irina Feodorovna Godunova later Alexandra (1557–1603) was the wife of Tsar Feodor I Ivanovich (r. 1584–1598) and the sister of Tsar Boris Godunov Irina Feodorovna Godunova...

      ) wife of Tsar Feodor I Ivanovich and sister of Tsar Boris Godunov

  • Sergei Konstantinovich Godunov
    Sergei K. Godunov
    Sergei Konstantinovich Godunov is professor at the Sobolev Institute of Mathematics of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Novosibirsk, Russia....

     a Russia
    Russia or , officially known as both Russia and the Russian Federation , is a country in northern Eurasia. It is a federal semi-presidential republic, comprising 83 federal subjects...

    n born mathematician
    A mathematician is a person whose primary area of study is the field of mathematics. Mathematicians are concerned with quantity, structure, space, and change....

     who contributed to Finite volume method
    Finite volume method
    The finite volume method is a method for representing and evaluating partial differential equations in the form of algebraic equations [LeVeque, 2002; Toro, 1999]....

    • Godunov's scheme
      Godunov's scheme
      In numerical analysis and computational fluid dynamics, Godunov's scheme is a conservative numerical scheme, suggested by S. K. Godunov in 1959, for solving partial differential equations...

      , a mathematical method invented by the above
  • Aleksandr Borisovich Godunov
    Alexander Godunov
    Alexander Borisovich Godunov was a Russian-American ballet danseur and film actor, whose defection caused a diplomatic incident between the USA and the USSR.-Biography:...

     was a Russian ballet dancer and actor
  • Petr Ivanovich Godunov
    Petr Ivanovich Godunov
    Pyotr Ivanovich Godunov was the Governor-General of Western Siberia as the Voevoda in Tobolsk from 1667 until his death in 1670, before which he had been a steward in the tsar’s court....

     a Siberian governor
    • Godunov map
      Godunov map
      The Godunov map was an ethnographic map of Siberia commissioned by Alexis of Russia on November 15, 1667. The original is no longer extant, but two copies were made. One by Claes Johansson Prytz and the other by Fritz Cronman....

      created by the above
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