Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Leon Bollee
Death: 1913 (Age: 43)
- French automobile manufacturer and inventor of one of the first calculators.
- In 1887 Bollée began work on three calculating machines: the Direct Multiplier, the Calculating Board and the Arithmographe.
- Bollée's Multiplier was the second successful direct-multiplying calculator (the first was Ramón Verea's) and it won a gold medal at the 1889 Paris Exposition.
Honors and awards
- Gold Medal at the Paris Exposition for his calculator (1889).