# Mathematician:Samuel Loyd

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## Mathematician

American chess player, chess composer, puzzle author, and recreational mathematician.

## Nationality

American

## History

- Born: 31 January 1841 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , USA
- Died: 10 April 1911 in New York, USA

Note that there are discrepancies online as to whether his birthday is $30$ or $31$ January.

$\mathsf{Pr} \infty \mathsf{fWiki}$ follows MacTutor in this.

## Creations

Results named for **Samuel Loyd** can be found here.

## Publications

*Sam Loyd's Book of Tangram Puzzles**The 8th Book of Tan**Sam Loyd's Cyclopedia of 5000 Puzzles, Tricks and Conundrums with Answers*