Louis Delaunay-Belleville

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Louis Delaunay Belleville
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Born(1843-11-20)20 November 1843
Corbeil, France
Died10 February 1912(1912-02-10) (aged 68)
Cannes, France
Other namesLouis Marie Gabriel Delaunay
Home townParis, France
PredecessorJulien Belleville
Spouse(s)Marie Anne Elisabeth Belleville
ChildrenRobert Delaunay Belleville (1870) and Pierre Delaunay Belleville (1872)
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Legion of Honor,
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Cross of Order of Charles III,
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Crosses of Naval Merit
owner of Delaunay-Belleville & C. firm producing boilers for ships and steam-locomotive in Saint Denis sur Seine, France

Louis Delaunay-Belleville (November 20, 1843, Corbeil - February 10, 1912, Cannes) was a French engineer.

Personal life[edit]

Educated at St. Barbe and the École Polytechnique, he entered the Naval Engineering School in 1864 and in 1867 left to join the Belleville works at St. Denis, near Paris.

He married Marie Anne Elisabeth Belleville daughter of Julien Belleville (1823-1896) and he became a partner and finally head of the firm which produced the well-known Belleville boilers, and later the Delaunay-Belleville automobile.[1] In 1884 he changes your surname to Delaunay-Belleville.



  • Du régime commercial des ports de navigation intérieure en France
  • Lois et règlements concernant les appareils à vapeur, en Europe et aux États-Unis d'Amérique



  1. ^ "Généalogies Delaunay" (in French). Retrieved October 28, 2017.
  2. ^ La Epoca, Madrid, 4.11.1899 pag.3
  3. ^ Guia Oficial de España 1910 pag.157


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