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

Daguerre, Louis-Jacques-Mandé

proper noun

  • (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.

Pronunciation

Daguerre, Louis-Jacques-Mandé

/dəˈɡɛː//daɡɛʀ/