Joseph Marie Jacquard 1752 - 1834

Nationality:
French
born in:
Lyons, Rhône, Rhône-Alpes, France

1800 - invented a treadle loom; 1803 - invented a loom to weave fishing nets. 1804 - invented the Jacquard Loom. He was born Joseph Marie Charles but 'inherited' the nickname 'Jacquard' due to the extent of the Charles family.