3576Niels Henrik Abel
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|Niels Henrik Abel (1802 - 1829)|
* 5 August 1802, † 6 April 1829
Niels Henrik Abel was born on 5 August 1802 in Frindöe (near Stavanger), Norway. Niels Abel was a Norwegian mathematician who proved the impossibility of solving algebraically the general equation of the fifth degree. Niels Henrik Abel died on 6 April 1829 in Froland, Norway.
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This work is a derivative of:
 O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: “MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive”, http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/, 2014