Buckminster Fuller, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Buckminster Fuller

American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, inventor and futurist

Date of Birth: 12-Jul-1895

Place of Birth: Milton, Massachusetts, United States

Date of Death: 01-Jul-1983

Profession: scientist, writer, architect, poet, engineer, inventor, artist, university teacher, visual artist, philosopher, diarist

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Buckminster Fuller

  • Richard Buckminster Fuller (; July 12, 1895 – July 1, 1983) was an American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, inventor, and futurist. Fuller published more than 30 books, coining or popularizing terms such as "Spaceship Earth", "Dymaxion" house/car, ephemeralization, synergetic, and "tensegrity".
  • He also developed numerous inventions, mainly architectural designs, and popularized the widely known geodesic dome.
  • Carbon molecules known as fullerenes were later named by scientists for their structural and mathematical resemblance to geodesic spheres. Fuller was the second World President of Mensa from 1974 to 1983.

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