Louis Albert Necker (April 10, 1786 – November 20, 1861) was a Swiss crystallographer and geographer. He is best remembered for devising the optical illusion now known as the Necker cube. He was a keen mountaineer and spent the latter half of his life in Scotland, and was buried in Portree.
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