Christophe-Philippe Oberkampf, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Christophe-Philippe Oberkampf

French naturalized German industrialist

Date of Birth: 11-Jun-1738

Place of Birth: Blaufelden, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Date of Death: 06-Oct-1815

Profession: businessperson, politician

Nationality: France, Germany

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Christophe-Philippe Oberkampf

  • Christophe-Philippe Oberkampf (11 June 1738 – 6 October 1815) was a French naturalized German industrialist.
  • He became famous for founding the royal manufacture of printed cottons of Jouy-en-Josas where the toile de Jouy was manufactured. Oberkampf was born in Wiesenbach, Germany, into a family of dyers.
  • He traveled to educate himself and initially worked in Mulhouse as an engraver, then from October 1758 in Paris as a colourist.

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