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Eugène Catalan

died 128 years ago

14 February 1894

Eugène Catalan was a Belgian mathematician who defined the numbers called after him, while considering the solution of the problem of dissecting a polygon into triangles by means of non-intersecting diagonals.

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