**Erland Samuel Bring** (19 August 1736 – 20 May 1798) was a Swedish mathematician.

Bring studied at Lund University between 1750 and 1757. In 1762 he obtained a position of a reader in history and was promoted to professor in 1779. At Lund he wrote eight volumes of mathematical work in the fields of algebra, geometry, analysis and astronomy, including *Meletemata quaedam mathematica circa transformationem aequationum algebraicarum* (1786). This work describes Bring's contribution to the algebraic solution of equations.

Bring had developed an important transformation to simplify a quintic equation to the form
x
5
+
p
x
+
q
=
0
(see Bring radical). In 1832–35 the same transformation was independently derived by George Jerrard. However, whereas Jerrard knew from the past work by Paolo Ruffini and Niels Henrik Abel that a general quintic equation can not be solved, this fact was not known to Bring, putting him in a disadvantage.

Bring's curve is named after him.