4 May 1879
He was expelled from Novorossiya University in Odessa because of his political activities.
About Leonid Mandelstam
Physicist known for his work on the theory of oscillations, including optics, and quantum mechanics. He helped discover the effect of the combinatorial scattering of light in 1928.
He was related to fellow scientist, Alexander Gurwitsch.
Friends and colleagues
He and Aleksandr Aleksandrov were both Soviet physicists.
He founded one of the two major schools of theoretical physics in the Soviet Union.