Élie Cartan, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Élie Cartan

French mathematician

Date of Birth: 09-Apr-1869

Place of Birth: Dolomieu, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Date of Death: 06-May-1951

Profession: physicist, mathematician, university teacher

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Aries


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About Élie Cartan

  • Élie Joseph Cartan, ForMemRS (French: [ka?t?~]; 9 April 1869 – 6 May 1951) was an influential French mathematician who did fundamental work in the theory of Lie groups, differential systems (coordinate-free geometric formulation of PDEs), and differential geometry.
  • He also made significant contributions to general relativity and indirectly to quantum mechanics.
  • He is widely regarded as one of the greatest mathematicians of the twentieth century.His son Henri Cartan was an influential mathematician working in algebraic topology.

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