Georges Claude, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Georges Claude

Prolific inventor and industrialist. Politician and German collaborator in the Second World War

Date of Birth: 24-Sep-1870

Place of Birth: 11th arrondissement of Paris, ÃŽle-de-France, France

Date of Death: 23-May-1960

Profession: businessperson, engineer, physicist, inventor, chemist

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Georges Claude

  • Georges Claude (24 September 1870 – 23 May 1960) was a French engineer and inventor.
  • He is noted for his early work on the industrial liquefaction of air, for the invention and commercialization of neon lighting, and for a large experiment on generating energy by pumping cold seawater up from the depths.
  • He has been considered by some to be "the Edison of France".
  • Claude was an active collaborator with the German occupiers of France during the Second World War, for which he was imprisoned in 1945 and stripped of his honors.

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