Person: Lacombe, Marius
Marius Lacombe was a Swiss schoolteacher who helped organise the first International Congress of Mathematicians.
Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):
 Lacombe studied mathematics at the Polytechnic's Engineering Department and became a professor at the University of Lausanne in 1892.
 In 1894 he was appointed to a professorship at the Polytechnic in Zürich: Lacombe filled the newly created chair of descriptive geometry in French.
 Lacombe stayed in Zürich for 14 years.
 Lacombe stayed in Lausanne for the rest of his life.
 Lacombe was more teacher than research mathematician.
 Lacombe also received an honorary doctorate from the University of Lausanne.
 Lacombe joined the enlarged organising committee of the first International Congress of Mathematicians in December 1896.
Born 7 February 1862, Lausanne, Switzerland. Died 19 March 1938, Chexbres, Vaud canton, Switzerland.
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