Évariste Galois

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Galois, aged about 16.

Évariste Galois (25 October 1811 – 31 May 1832) was a French mathematician. He died from a gunshot wound he received in a duel.[1] Today, he is known for his theory about algebraic equations which is known as Galois theory.

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  1. Stewart, J., et al. Algebra and Trigonometry. p. 334.