Jules Carpentier

Inventor

1851 – 1921

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Who was Jules Carpentier?

Jules Carpentier was a French engineer and inventor.

Jules Carpentier was a student at the French École polytechnique. He bought the Ruhmkorff workshops in Paris when Heinrich Daniel Ruhmkorff died and made it a successful business for building electrical and magnetical devices. From 1890, he started to build photographic and cinematographic cameras. He is the designer of the submarine periscope, and worked at the adjustment of trichromic process of colour photography.

He patented the "Cinématographe", which serves as a film projector and developer in the late 1890s, and built devices from the Lumière Brothers.

He died in 1921 in a car accident in Joigny, France.

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Born
Aug 30, 1851
Paris
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Education
  • École Polytechnique
Died
Jun 30, 1921

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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