1849 – Klein – bio

Felix Christian Klein was born in Dusseldorf, Germany and was a mathematician. He did work on group theory and non-Euclidian geometry. He wrote a book on the icosahedron and created a 4-dimensional construct that is known as the “klein bottle”.

PRECURSOR:
Plucker
1826 – Riemann

CONCURRENT:
1842 – Lie
1844 – Boltzmann
1854 – Poincare
1862 – Hilbert
1885 – Kaluza

SUBSEQUENT:
1879 – Einstein

SEE ALSO:
Timeline of Group Theory
Polyhedral models of Felix Klein´s Quartic – [uni-siegen.de]
Indras Pearls – [okstate.edu]

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