# nLab classical Lie group

## Examples

### $\infty$-Lie algebras

The classification of simple Lie groups contains four infinite series of “classical” simple Lie groups:

Apart from this there are five exceptional Lie groups.

More generally, other matrix Lie groups, such as the general linear group $GL(n)$, may be called “classical”.

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