Marius Sophus Lie

1842 - 1899

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Sophus Lie made major advances in the theory of continuous groups of transformations and differential equations. Lie groups and Lie algebras are named after him.
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List of References (40 books/articles)

A Quotation

A Poster of Sophus Lie

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Honours awarded to Sophus Lie
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LMS Honorary Member1878
Fellow of the Royal Society1895

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