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Joseph Marie Jacquard

1752 - 1834

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Joseph Marie Charles dit (called or nicknamed) Jacquard (French: [ʒakaʁ]; 7 July 1752 – 7 August 1834) was a French weaver and merchant. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Marie Jacquard has received more than 358,037 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Joseph Marie Jacquard is the 34th most popular inventor (down from 31st in 2019), the 347th most popular biography from France (up from 350th in 2019) and the 6th most popular French Inventor.

Joseph Marie Jacquard was a French inventor who is most famous for inventing the Jacquard loom.

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Among inventors, Joseph Marie Jacquard ranks 34 out of 354Before him are Steve Wozniak, Denis Papin, Ernő Rubik, Bartolomeo Cristofori, George Westinghouse, and Robert Fulton. After him are Abbas ibn Firnas, László Bíró, Ismail al-Jazari, Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot, Konrad Zuse, and Herman Hollerith.

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Among people born in 1752, Joseph Marie Jacquard ranks 3Before him are Jeongjo of Joseon and Maria Carolina of Austria. After him are Muzio Clementi, Adrien-Marie Legendre, Karl Mack von Leiberich, Thomas Chatterton, Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, Jacques Roux, Friedrich Maximilian Klinger, Princess Friederike of Hesse-Darmstadt, and Nguyễn Huệ. Among people deceased in 1834, Joseph Marie Jacquard ranks 5Before him are Thomas Robert Malthus, Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, Pedro I of Brazil, and Friedrich Schleiermacher. After him are Sunjo of Joseon, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Fath-Ali Shah Qajar, Alois Senefelder, William Carey, Karl Ludwig Harding, and Husein Gradaščević.

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In France

Among people born in France, Joseph Marie Jacquard ranks 347 out of 6,011Before him are Raymond Poincaré (1860), Charles, Count of Valois (1270), Maurice Merleau-Ponty (1908), Jean Arp (1886), Gustave Moreau (1826), and Jeanne d'Albret (1528). After him are Marguerite de Navarre (1492), Roger Martin du Gard (1881), Paul Ricœur (1913), James I of Aragon (1208), Jean Buridan (1295), and Julien Offray de La Mettrie (1709).

Among INVENTORS In France

Among inventors born in France, Joseph Marie Jacquard ranks 6Before him are Louis Braille (1809), Rudolf Diesel (1858), Louis Daguerre (1787), Nicéphore Niépce (1765), and Denis Papin (1647). After him are Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot (1725), Nicolas Appert (1749), Louis Blériot (1872), Louis Renault (1877), Jacques de Vaucanson (1709), and André-Jacques Garnerin (1769).