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Louis Jean Lumière (1864 - 1948)

Louis Jean Lumière
Born in Besançon, Doubs, Francemap
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Husband of — married 2 Feb 1893 in Lyon, Rhône, Francemap
[children unknown]
Died in Bandol, Var, Francemap
Profile last modified | Created 10 Jan 2019
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Louis Jean one of two brothers who were among the first filmmakers in history. They patented an improved cinematograph, which in contrast to Thomas Edison's "peepshow" kinetoscope allowed simultaneous viewing by multiple parties.

Louis Jean Lumière, né le 5 octobre 1864 à Besançon (Doubs), est le fils de Claude Antoine Lumière, industriel, et de Jeanne Joséphine Costille. En 1893, il est directeur de la Société Anonyme des plaques et papiers photographiques. Il vit en famille 21 rue Saint-Victor à Lyon[1].

Il épouse Jeanne Rose Léonie Winckler le 2 février 1897 à Lyon (3ème arrondissement)[1].


  1. 1.0 1.1 Acte de mariage: Acte 84, Mariages 1893 Lyon 3ème arrondissement vue 45, Archives de Lyon cote 2E1678, consulté le 10 mai 2020

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