The amazing family grave of the French inventor Charles Pigeon, located in Montparnasse Cemetery in Paris, showing a life-sized bronze sculpture of Pigeon lying in bed next to his dying (or already dead) wife.

The amazing family grave of the French inventor Charles Pigeon, located in Montparnasse Cemetery in Paris, showing a life-sized bronze sculpture of Pigeon lying in bed next to his dying (or already dead) wife.

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Jacques Alexandre César Charles (November 12, 1746 – April 7, 1823) was a French inventor, scientist, mathematician, and balloonist.

Jacques Alexandre César Charles (November 12, 1746 – April 7, 1823) was a French inventor, scientist, mathematician, and balloonist.

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Jean Perdrizet, French inventor. This is a robot astronaut.
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Louis Braille, 1809?–1852, French inventor of the Braille system of printing and writing for the blind.   1809?–1852, French inventor of the Braille system of printing and writing for the blind.   Infoplease.com

Louis Braille, 1809?–1852, French inventor of the Braille system of printing and writing for the blind. 1809?–1852, French inventor of the Braille system of printing and writing for the blind. Infoplease.com

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Louis Pasteur  B. December 27, 1822, Dole, Jura, Franche-Comté, France  D. September 28, 1895 (aged 72)  Marnes-la-Coquette, Hauts-de-Seine, France

Louis Pasteur B. December 27, 1822, Dole, Jura, Franche-Comté, France D. September 28, 1895 (aged 72) Marnes-la-Coquette, Hauts-de-Seine, France

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Autochrome Plates. The most improbable object imaginable—the lowly, lumpy potato—played a leading role in the Great Leap Forward of color photography. In 1903 two imaginative French inventors, Auguste and Louis Lumière, seized the pomme de terre and made it the basis for a dazzling new imaging process they called the autochrome, an innovation that would transform a monochromatic world into one gleaming with color. http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/in-living-color-161118412/?no-ist

Autochrome Plates. The most improbable object imaginable—the lowly, lumpy potato—played a leading role in the Great Leap Forward of color photography. In 1903 two imaginative French inventors, Auguste and Louis Lumière, seized the pomme de terre and made it the basis for a dazzling new imaging process they called the autochrome, an innovation that would transform a monochromatic world into one gleaming with color. http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/in-living-color-161118412/?no-ist

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Charles Pigeon (inventor of the gas lamp) – who lies reading peacefully with his wife

Charles Pigeon (inventor of the gas lamp) – who lies reading peacefully with his wife

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Sirin Hamsho, a French electrical design engineer of Syrian origin, and an inventor who received a patent in Wind Energy, based in Albany, NY. Currently stranded away from her two infant daughters and husband in the Middle East, regarding the #MuslimBan President Trump has issued.

Sirin Hamsho, a French electrical design engineer of Syrian origin, and an inventor who received a patent in Wind Energy, based in Albany, NY. Currently stranded away from her two infant daughters and husband in the Middle East, regarding the #MuslimBan President Trump has issued.

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