Wilhelm Karl Joseph Killing
1847  1923  Click the picture above  
Wilhelm Killing introduced Lie algebras independently of Lie in his study of noneuclidean geometry. His classification of the simple Lie algebras was one of the finest achievements in the whole of mathematical research.  
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