Claude Gaspar Bachet de Méziriac

1581 - 1638

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Claude Bachet was a French mathematician who wrote books on mathematical puzzles which formed the basis for almost all later books on mathematical recreations.
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List of References (6 books/articles)

A Poster of Claude Gaspar Bachet

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