Buckminster Fuller

Buckminster Fuller's Death

Born (Birthday) July 12, 1895

Death Date July 1, 1983

Age of Death 87 years

Cause of Death Heart Attack

Place of Death Los Angeles, California, United States

Profession Architect

The architect Buckminster Fuller died at the age of 87. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

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.

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

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.

Personal Life

He got married to Anne Hewlett in 1917.

He received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Ronald Reagan.

How did Buckminster Fuller die?

R. Buckminster Fuller, 87, a modern Renaissance man who was known for designing the geodesic dome, for preaching salvation through technology, and for his gentle, glittering and multifaceted genius, died Friday in Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles.