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Albert Badoureau

was born 169 years ago

18 May 1853

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.

Find out more at: https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Badoureau/