Buckminster Fuller

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Birthday
12, 1895
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Jul 1, 1983 (87)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
12, 1895
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Jul 1, 1983 (87)

About

American architect who has published over thirty books and invented the geodesic dome and other futuristic devices.Carbon molecules known as fullerenes are named after him.

Before Fame

He struggled with geometry, but excelled in mechanics, building things he would find in the woods.

Trivia

He was was the second president of Mensa, the largest and oldest high IQ society, from 1974 to 1983, and he received the Gold Medal award from the American Institute of Architects in 1970.

Family Life

He got married to Anne Hewlett in 1917.

Associated With

He received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Ronald Reagan.