Étienne Jules Marey 1829 - 1904

occupation:
Inventor,
Physiologist
Nationality:
French
born in:
Beaune, Côte-d'Or, Burgundy, France

French physiologist who invented the sphygmograph, an instrument for recording graphically the features of the pulse and variations in blood pressure in 1860. His basic instrument, with modifications, is still used today. Chronophotographer (photographic study of movement) and animated photography pioneer, inventor of chronophotographic gun in 1882.