|Born||November 18, 1781|
|Died||10 July 1851 (aged 1842)|
|Known for||Invention of the daguerreotype process|
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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- Daguerre (1787–1851) and the Invention of Photography from the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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- Louis Daguerre (1787–1851) from World Wide Art Resources.
- Daguerre and the daguerreotype An array of source texts from the Daguerreian Society web site
- Daguerre's Boulevard du Temple photograph - a discussion on its making and subsequent history.
- Daguerre Memorial in Washington D.C.
- Louis Daguerre Encyclopædia Britannica