Louis-Jacques Daguerre

Photographer and Inventor Louis-Jacques Daguerre Full Name: Louis-Jacques Daguerre


Profession: Photographer and Inventor
Why Famous: Early photographic pioneer (the daguerreotype)

Born: November 18, 1787
Star Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cormeilles-en-Parisis, France

Died: July 10, 1851 (aged 63)

Historical Events in the Life of Louis-Jacques Daguerre

  • 1839-01-02 1st photo of the Moon (French photographer Louis Daguerre)
  • 1839-08-19 Details of Louis Daguerre's 1st practical photographic process are released in Paris