Google Doodle Celebrates 224th Birthday of Louis Daguerre

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Today Google is celebrating 224th Birthday of Louis Daguerre by replacing its traditional Google logo with a with an interactive  family-portrait on homepage doodle in the memory of the great personality. A mouse-over over the Doodle  reveals that it is meant to celebrate ‘Louis Daguerre’s 224th Birthday’ and on clicking will lead to a search page searching for the name of ‘Louis Daguerre’. Check out the following Louis Daguerre’s Google doodle.

Louis Daguerre Google Doodle –

The French painter and physicist was the inventor of daguerreotype, the first successful form of photography. He is well known for invention of the daguerreotype process of photography.

Know more about Louis Daguerre

Born on November 18, 1787 in Cormeilles-en-Parisis, France, Daguerre learned architecture, theatre design, and painting. He along with De Dion-Bouton invented the diorama, a scenic painting within a box that when viewed through a peephole, changes color and direction of light to simulate changes in the weather, time of day, etc. Daguerre died of a heart attack on July 10, 1851.  Read more.

Google estimates it has created more than 1000 doodles since 1998 and they will still continue to celebrate holidays, anniversaries, and the lives of famous personalities like Louis Daguerre.

Happy Birthday, Louis Daguerre.

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