Person: Badoureau, Albert


Albert Badoureau discovered 37 of the 75 non-prismatic uniform polyhedra in 1878. These were in addition to the 22 known at the time (5 Platonic solids, 13 Archimedean solids, and 4 Kepler-Poinsot polyhedra). He is also famed for his work in geology and for being the mathematical advisor to Jules Verne.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 18 May 1853, Paris, France. Died 20 July 1923, Paris, France.

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  1. O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive