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Élie Cartan

was born 152 years ago

9 April 1869

Élie 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: https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Cartan/