Definition of Daguerre, Louis in English:

Daguerre, Louis

proper noun

  • (1789–1851), French physicist, painter, and inventor of the first practical photographic process; full name Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre. 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.

Pronunciation

Daguerre, Louis

/daɡɛʀ//dəˈɡɛː/