Gaston Tarry

Mathematician, Deceased Person

1843 – 1913

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Who was Gaston Tarry?

Gaston Tarry was a French mathematician. Born in Villefranche de Rouergue, Aveyron, he studied mathematics at high school before joining the civil service in Algeria.

He pursued mathematics as an amateur, his most famous achievement being his confirmation in 1901 of Leonhard Euler's conjecture that no 6×6 Graeco-Latin square was possible.

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Born
Sep 27, 1843
Aveyron
Also known as
  • Gaston Terry
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Died
Jun 21, 1913

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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