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Wenninger in his office, 2009

Magnus J. Wenninger OSB (October 31, 1919 – February 17, 2017) was an American mathematician. He worked on constructing polyhedron models. He also wrote the first book on their construction. He was also a Benedictine monk.[1] He was born in Park Falls, Wisconsin. His parents were German.

Wenninger died on February 17, 2017 at Saint John's Abbey in Collegeville, Minnesota. He was 97.[2]

References

  1. Banchoff, Thomas (June 2008). "Father Magnus and his polyhedrons". LAB. http://lab-zine.com/media/pdf/articles/father_magnus.pdf. Retrieved February 20, 2017. 
  2. "Funeral of Fr. Magnus Wenninger, OSB". College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University. February 18, 2017. https://apps.csbsju.edu/bulletinboard/ViewItem.aspx?id=60673. Retrieved February 20, 2017.