Alexandre Michon, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Alexandre Michon

French film director and cinematographer

Date of Birth: 05-Jul-1858

Place of Birth: Kharkiv, Kharkiv Oblast, Ukraine

Date of Death: 05-Jul-1921

Profession: photographer, cinematographer, film director

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Alexandre Michon

  • Alexander Mishon (Russian: ????????? ?????????? ?????; 5 July 1858, in Kharkiv – 5 July 1921, near Samara) was a Russian photographer and cinematographer.
  • Born to a French family in Kharkiv, he started his career as a photographer and owned a photo studio in his hometown.
  • He later settled in Baku (nowadays capital of Azerbaijan) and lived there for 25 years.
  • Here, in 1898, he shot his first films using a Lumière cinematograph.
  • Michon is widely regarded as the pioneer of Azerbaijani cinema.

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