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Claude Chappe (1763 - 1805)

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Claude Chappe
Born in Brûlon, Sarthe, Francemap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Paris, Francemap
Profile last modified 9 Aug 2019 | Created 7 Jan 2019
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Claude Chappe was a French inventor who in 1792 demonstrated a practical semaphore system that eventually spanned all of France. This was the first practical telecommunications system of the industrial age, making Chappe the first telecom mogul with his "mechanical internet."

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