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Évariste Galois

was born 211 years ago

25 October 1811

Évariste Galois was a French mathematician who produced a method of determining when a general equation could be solved by radicals and is famous for his development of early group theory. He died very young after fighting a duel.

Find out more at: https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Galois/