Louis Braille | Inventor

Louis Braille | Inventor

Name Louis Braille
Profession Inventor
Date of Birth 1809-01-04
Place of Birth Coupvray,
France
Age 43 yrs
Death Date 1852-01-06
Birth Sign Capricorn

About Louis Braille

Blind inventor of a system of writing for blind people known as Braille. He later extended his system into musical notations, and, in 1829, he published his first book on his work, “Method of Writing Words, Music, and Plain Songs by Means of Dots, for Use by the Blind and Arranged for Them.”

Early Life Experience of Louis Braille

An accident with his father’s tools cost him the use of his eyes.

Trivia Info

He was only fifteen years old when he invented Braille, which is a tactile language based on raised dots.

Family Life

He was born to parents Monique and Simon-Rene and had three older siblings: Monique Catherine Josephine, Louis-Simon, and Marie Celine.

Associated With

He was the inventor of Braille, whereas Samuel Morse was the inventor of the Morse code.

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