Bayard, Hippolyte

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Bayard, Hippolyte Gender: M
born on 20 January 1801 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )
Place Breteuil, France, 49n38, 2e18
Timezone LMT m2e18 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 29°40' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 10°58 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 23°07'

Hippolyte Bayard


French photographer a pioneer in the history of photography. He invented his own process known as direct positive printing and presented the world's first public exhibition of photographs on 24 June 1839. He claimed to have invented photography earlier than Louis-Jacques Mandé Daguerre in France and William Henry Fox Talbot in England, the men traditionally credited with its invention. He died on 14 May 1887.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • opponent/rival/enemy relationship with Daguerre, Louis (born 18 November 1787). Notes: competed about priority as inventors


Source Notes

BC in hand Didier Geslain archive, note: 27 Microfilm 5MI 1155, PHOTOGRAPHE PIONNIER


  • Vocation : Art : Photography (inventor and pioneer)