Essay on Biography on Felix Christian Klien

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Felix Christian Klein Felix Christian Klein was born on April 25, 1849 (O’Conner and Robertson). Felix Klein was born in Düsseldorf, Prussia, which is now present day Germany. Also, known as Felix Klein, he was a mathematician known for his research in non-Euclidean geometry, group theory, and function theory (Felix Klein German Mathematician). Felix Klein’s father was part of the Prussian government. His father was secretary to the head of the government. After Felix Klein graduated from the gymnasium in Düsseldorf, he went to the University of Bonn and studied math and physics from 1865-1866. Before Felix Klein had studied non-Euclidean geometry, he first wanted to be a physicist. While still at the University of Bonn he was…show more content…
Felix Klein did serve in the military for a short time. Felix Klein served as a medical orderly, but that ended as he was given the role of a lecturer at Göttingen in 1871 (O’Conner and Robertson).
As Felix Klein was given the position as professor at Erlangen, he supported Clebsch. Clebsch stated that he believed that Felix Klein would become the next leading mathematician in his day (O’Conner and Robertson). While at Erlangen he taught his views on the Erlanger Programm (Felix Klein German Mathematician). At Erlangen Felix Klein also held a position at the age of 23. Truly unsatisfied with the lack of students he then went to Technische Hochschule in 1875 (O’Conner and Robertson). While at Technische Hochschule Felix Klein and his colleague Brill taught advanced math to a larger number of students than at Erlangen. Klein taught many students who would be later known for something important, some of these students were: Hurwitz, Von Dyck, Runge, Rohn, Bianchi, Ricci-Curbastro, and Planck (O’Conner and Robertson). While Felix Klein taught at Technische Hochschule, he got married in the year 1875 to Anne Hegel, who happened to be the granddaughter of the philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (O’Conner and Robertson).
After five years at Technische Hochschule, Felix Klein went to the Universities of Leipzig (Felix Klein German Mathematician). At Leipzig he encountered Von Dyck, Rohn, Study, and Engel who were
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