Élie Joseph Cartan

1869 - 1951

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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.
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List of References (13 books/articles)

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Honours awarded to Élie Cartan
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Speaker at International Congress1924
Speaker at International Congress1932
Speaker at International Congress1936
LMS Honorary Member1939
Fellow of the Royal Society1947
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