## Tarry, Gaston (1843–1913)French civil servant and amateur mathematician who spent the whole of his working career in Algeria. He published numerous articles on geometry, number theory, and magic squares from 1882 until his death, and is best known for his contribution to Euler's thirty-six officers problem. He also published an algorithm for exploring mazes that is named after him. ## Related category• MATHEMATICIANS | |||||

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