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The page of Cros, Charles, English biography

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Cros, Charles
(Émile-Hortensius-Charles Cros)


Charles Cros or Émile-Hortensius-Charles Cros (October 1, 1842 – August 9, 1888) was a French poet and inventor. He was born in Fabrezan, Aude, France, 35 km to the East of Carcassonne. Cros was a well-regarded poet and humorous writer. He developed various improved methods of photography including an early color photo process. He also invented improvements in telegraph|Paleophone technology. Charles Cros died in Paris.

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