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Baudot, [Jean Maurice] Emile

Born: 1845 AD
Died: 1903 AD
Nationality: French
Categories: Engineers, Inventor

Jean-Maurice-Émile Baudot is a French Engineer and Inventor.


1845 – Jean-Maurice-Émile Baudot was born 11th of September in Magneux, France.


1870 – Worked  for the French Telecommunications Service, where he invented the code.


1874 – Patented the Baudot code, used in telegraph systems.


1874-1875 – Perfected the electro-mechanical hardware to send his code.


1877 – Baudot invented press telegraph.


Invented the Baudot code, was one of the pioneers of telecommunications.


1894 – Allowed several messages to be sent along the same wire simultaneously (multiplexing).


The term "baud" (a measure of symbols transmitted per second) is named after Emile Baudot.


1903 – Jean-Maurice-Émile Baudot died 28th of March.