Évariste Galois

1811 - 1832

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Évariste Galois produced a method of determining when a general equation could be solved by radicals and is famous for his development of early group theory.
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List of References (19 books/articles)

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A Poster of Évariste Galois

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Honours awarded to Évariste Galois
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Lunar featuresCrater Galois
Paris street namesRue Evariste Galois (20th Arrondissement)
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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. Kevin Brown (Galois' essay on his theory)
  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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