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Daguerre, Louis-Jacques-Mandé

Line breaks: Louis-Jacques-Mandé Da¦guerre
Pronunciation: /dəˈɡɛː
 
, daɡɛʀ/

Definition of Daguerre, Louis-Jacques-Mandé in English:

( 1789–1851), French physicist, painter, and inventor of the first practical photographic process. He went into partnership with Joseph-Nicéphore Niépce ( 1765–1833) to improve the latter’s heliography process, and in 1839 he presented his daguerreotype process to the French Academy of Sciences.

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