|Dates: ||1809, 18 May - 1869, 20 July|
|Born: ||Hungary, Pest|
|Died: ||US, LA, New Orleans|
A teacher of mathematics at the University of Pest he was one of the first in Hungary to use the daguerreotype process. On 29 August 1840 he showed the daguerreotype process at the Hungarian Academy of the Sciences and these are the earliest known daguerreotypes taken in Hungary.
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