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.
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
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
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.