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# Adolph Göpel

Adolph Göpel (born in Rostock on September 29, 1812; died in Berlin on June 7, 1847) was a German mathematician who did the first paper on hyperelliptic functions and who introduced Göpel tetrads.

Life and work

His uncle was a diplomat so he attended his first mathematical lectures in Italy when he was 13. He entered the Humboldt University of Berlin in 1829 and received his doctorate in 1835. He did not correspond with many mathematicians, excepting August Leopold Crelle. After his death some of his works were published in Crelle's Journal.

References

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

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