## 1842 – Lie – bio

Marius Sophus Lie was a Norwegian mathematician born in 1842. He is mostly known for his large contribution to the area of continuous transformation groups, now known as “Lie Groups”.

PRECURSOR:

**-0325 – Euclid**

**1736 – Lagrange**

**1765 – Ruffini**

**1777 – Gauss**

1801 – Plucker

**1802 – Abel**

**1811 – Galois**

CONCURRENT:

**1838 – Jordan** (Camille)

1847 – Killing

**1849 – Klein**

**1887 – E8**

SUBSEQUENT:

SEE ALSO:

**Timeline of Group Theory**

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