Person:Gaspard-Pierre-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière (1)

Gaspard-Pierre-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière
d.8 Jun 1865 Paris, France
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Name Gaspard-Pierre-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière
Gender Male
Birth[1] 5 Feb 1798 Frauenfeld, Thurgau, Switzerland
Death[1] 8 Jun 1865 Paris, France
Reference Number? Q130260?
Burial[1] Paris, FranceMontmartre Cemetery

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Pierre-Gustave-Gaspard Joly de Lotbinière (born February 5, 1798 in Frauenfeld, Switzerland, died June 8, 1865 in Paris) was a French businessman and amateur daguerreotypist, born citizen of the Republic of Geneva, and married to a Canadian seigneuress. Famous for being the first to photograph the Acropolis of Athens and some ancient Egyptian monuments, he is also the father of Sir Henri-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière, prime minister of Quebec from 1878 to 1879.

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