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Mande British & World English

A member of any of a large group of peoples of West Africa

Daguerre, Louis-Jacques-Mandé British & World 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