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Ludwig Schläfli

died 127 years ago

20 March 1895

Ludwig Schläfli's work was in geometry, arithmetic and function theory. He is best known for the so-called Schläfli symbols which are used to classify polyhedra.

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