Early History - Galois Theory

Evariste Galois biography
from the MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive at the University of St. Andrews, UK.

More references for Evariste Galois
from the MacTutor Archive.

The Galois Story
from Ivars Peterson's MathTrek, March 1999.

Genius and Biographers: The Fictionalization of Evariste Galois
by Prof. Tony Rothman, Bryn Mawr College.

Niels Abel and history of group theory
from University of St. Andrews.

The Equation that Could not be Solved: How Mathematical Genius Discovered the Language of Symmetry
by Mario Livio.