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Élie Cartan

lived from 1869 to 1951


Cartan worked on continuous groups, Lie algebras, differential equations and geometry. His work achieves a synthesis between these areas. He is one of the most important mathematicians of the first half of the 20C.


Find out more at:
http://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Cartan.html