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August Leopold Crelle (17 March 1780 – 6 October 1855) was a German mathematician. He was born in Eichwerder near Wriezen, Brandenburg, and died in Berlin. He is the founder of Journal für die reine und angewandte Mathematik (also known as Crelle's Journal). He befriended Niels Henrik Abel and published seven of Abel's papers in the first volume of his journal.

August Leopold Crelle

In 1841, he was elected a foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
External links

O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "August Leopold Crelle", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews.

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