## Klein, Christian Felix (1849–1925)Lectures on the Icosahedron and the Solution of
Equations of the Fifth Degree (1884, tr. 1888) he showed how the rotation
groups of regular solids could be applied to the solution of difficult algebraic
problems. Klein was professor of mathematics successively at the University
of Erlangen, the Technical Institute, Munich, and the universities of Leipzig
and Göttingen, and was a prolific writer and lecturer on the theory, history,
and teaching of mathematics. ## Related entry• Klein bottle## Related category• MATHEMATICIANS | ||||||

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