Louis Daguerre

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Louis Daguerre
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Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre
BornNovember 18 1781 (1781-11-18)
Died10 July 1851 (1851-07-11) (aged 1842)
Known forInvention of the daguerreotype process
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Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre (18 November 1787 – 10 July 1851) was a French artist and physicist, recognized for his invention of the daguerreotype process of photography. He became known as one of the fathers of photography. Though he is most famous for his contributions to photography, he was also an accomplished painter and a developer of the diorama theater.

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