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English: A 9x9 magic square from 1895 which also appears to be one of the earliest known sudokus.
Français : Un carré magique de 9x9 datant de 1895 qui a aussi la propriété d'être un des premiers sudokus connus.
Date 6 July 1895
Source La France newspaper, dated 6 July 1895.

This image was copied by Christian Boyer ( from the French newspaper La France, dated 6 July 1895. It is uploaded here with his permission. Le poulet noir 15:54, 3 June 2006 (UTC)

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Author B. Meyniel is the author of the puzzle.
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