Adolph Göpel

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

Life and work[edit]

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.