Claude Gaspar Bachet de Méziriac
1581  1638  Click the picture above  
Claude Bachet was a French mathematician who wrote books on mathematical puzzles which formed the basis for almost all later books on mathematical recreations.  
Full MacTutor biography  [Version for printing]  
List of References (6 books/articles)
A Poster of Claude Gaspar Bachet
Mathematicians born in the same country

 
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