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06/01/1852 French educator Louis Braille dies

Louis Braille was a French educator and inventor of a system of reading and writing for the blind or visually impaired. Braille‘s system was recognized posthumously as a revolutionary invention and remains unchanged to this day. It has been adopted worldwide and is known as braille.


  • Essentials 

  • Louis Braille 

  • Early life 

  • Education 

  • Braille system 

  • Legacy