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 315,667 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Joseph Marie Jacquard is the 31st most popular inventor (down from 30th in 2019), the 351st most popular biography from France (up from 357th 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 31 out of 355Before him are George Westinghouse, Bartolomeo Cristofori, James Naismith, John Logie Baird, Robert Fulton, and Adolphe Sax. After him are Nicolas Appert, Jimmy Wales, Konrad Zuse, William G. Morgan, John Herschel, and Ernő Rubik.

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Among people born in 1752, Joseph Marie Jacquard ranks 2Before him is Maria Carolina of Austria. After him are Jeongjo of Joseon, Muzio Clementi, Adrien-Marie Legendre, Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, Karl Mack von Leiberich, Friedrich Maximilian Klinger, Jacques Roux, Thomas Chatterton, Adolph Freiherr Knigge, and Nguyễn Huệ. Among people deceased in 1834, Joseph Marie Jacquard ranks 3Before him are Thomas Robert Malthus and Friedrich Schleiermacher. After him are Pedro I of Brazil, Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Sunjo of Joseon, Alois Senefelder, Fath-Ali Shah Qajar, Karl Ludwig Harding, William Carey, and François-Adrien Boieldieu.

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In France

Among people born in France, Joseph Marie Jacquard ranks 351 out of 5,234Before him are Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban (1633), Frédéric Joliot-Curie (1900), Ernest Renan (1823), Michel Platini (1955), Sophie Germain (1776), and Elisabeth of France (1602). After him are Nicolas Appert (1749), Jean Fouquet (1420), Jules Rimet (1873), François Mauriac (1885), Roger Martin du Gard (1881), and Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark (1934).

Among INVENTORS In France

Among inventors born in France, Joseph Marie Jacquard ranks 6Before him are Rudolf Diesel (1858), Louis Braille (1809), Louis Daguerre (1787), Nicéphore Niépce (1765), and Denis Papin (1647). After him are Nicolas Appert (1749), Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot (1725), Louis Blériot (1872), Louis Renault (1877), Jacques de Vaucanson (1709), and Alphonse Bertillon (1853).