Niels Henrik Abel

Norwegian mathematician (1802–1829)

Niels Henrik Abel (5 August 1802 – 6 April 1829) was a Norwegian mathematician. He died in 1829.[1]

Niels Henrik Abel

He did the first complete proof demonstrating the impossibility of solving the general quintic equation in radicals.

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The Abel Prize (Abel-prisen) is named after him.

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  1. "The Biography of Niels Henrik Abel: His last years". Archived from the original on 2018-04-09. Retrieved 2017-09-15.