Friedrich Engel (mathematician)

Friedrich Engel (mathematician)

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birth_date = birth date|1861|12|26
birth_place = Lugau, Saxony, Germany
death_date = death date and age|1941|9|29|1861|12|26
death_place = Giessen, Hessen, Germany
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fields = Mathematics
workplaces = University of Leipzig
University of Greifswald
University of Giessen
alma_mater = University of Leipzig
University of Berlin
doctoral_advisor = Felix Klein
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known_for = Engel group
Engel expansion
Engel theorem
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Friedrich Engel (December 26, 1861 – September 29, 1941) was a German mathematician.

Engel was born in Lugau, Saxony, as the son of a Lutheran pastor. He attended the Universities of both Leipzig and Berlin, before receiving his doctorate from Leipzig in 1883.

Engel studied under Felix Klein at Leipzig, and collaborated with Sophus Lie for much of his life. He worked at Leipzig, Greifswald, and Giessen. He died in Giessen.

See also

* Engel group
* Engel expansion
* Engel theorem

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NAME= Engel, Friedrich
SHORT DESCRIPTION=German mathematician
DATE OF BIRTH= 1861-12-26
PLACE OF BIRTH= Lugau, Saxony, Germany
DATE OF DEATH= 1941-9-29
PLACE OF DEATH= Giessen, Hessen, Germany

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