Oberkampf, Christophe Philippe
Born: Jun 11, 1738 AD
Died: 1814 AD, at 76 years of age.
1738 - Born on the 11th of June in Wiesenbach, Germany.
1758 - He traveled to educate himself and initially worked in Mulhouse as an Engraver.
1759 - He proposed a partnership with the Swiss for the creation of a manufacture of printed cottons engraved wood boards in Jouy-in-Josas.
1783 - He received from the king the title of squire as well as the right to use arms and his device "Recte et vigilanter".
1806 - He obtained the gold medal at the industrial fair of the Louvre for its eminent role in the manufacture of painted Toiles.
- He was awarded as the Legion of Honor by Napoleon l of France.
1815 - He died on the 6th of October in Jouy en Josas (today in Yvelines).
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