Louis Braille was born in Coupvray, a small town about twenty miles east of Paris, on 4 January 1809. He and his three elder siblings – Monique Catherine (b. 1793), Louis-Simon (b. 1795), and Marie Céline (b. 1797) – lived with their parents, Simon-René and Monique, on three hectares of land and vineyards in the countryside.
2012-03 Sabriye Tenberken and her partner Paul Kronenberg received the "Bornheimer" Award from The Europa School in Bornheim (Germany) Appearances in films/talk shows [ edit ] 2000 Documentary film titled Mit anderen Augen ( German for "With Other Eyes") about the Braille Without Borders project.
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- 17th–19th century (logographic); date of precursors unknown
Braille was born in Coupvray, a small town located southeast of Paris in Seine-et-Marne. His father was a saddlemaker, who also crafted harnesses, bags and leather straps. As soon as he could walk, Louis spent time playing in his father's workshop.
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Biography Beyer was born in Edgewood, Iowa, to a pioneer family of Bavarian origin and developed an interest in the Philippines when he visited the Philippine exhibit at the Louisiana Purchase Centennial Exhibition in St Louis, Missouri in 1904.