1787 - Louis-Jacques-Mande Daguerre was born in Cormeilles-en-Parisis, France on the 18th of November.
1822 - Became a celebrated designer for the theater and later came to invent the Diorama, which opened in Paris.
1825 - He was a successful commercial artist in Paris.
1829 - Signed up a partnership with Niepce on the 4th of January.
1833 - He continued to experiment when Niepce died.
1835 - He put an exposed plate in his chemical cupboard and found that the latent image had developed.
1839 - Announced the latest perfection of the Daguerreotype with the French Academy of Sciences announcing the process on the 9th of January. The French Government announced the invention was a gift "Free to the World" on the 19th of August.
1851 - He died in Bry-sur-Marne, France on the 10th of July.
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