Georges Claude

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Birthday
24, 1870
Birthplace
Paris, France
Death Date
May 23, 1960 (89)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
24, 1870
Birthplace
Paris, France
Death Date
May 23, 1960 (89)

About

Researching air liquefaction, he discovered what became the neon tube as a byproduct.

Before Fame

He graduated from the ESPCI technical university in Paris.

Trivia

He sold his first neon lights in the United States for $1,250 apiece to a car dealership in Los Angeles.

Family Life

He had three children with his wife.

Associated With

He actively collaborated with Adolf Hitler's forces in France for which he was later imprisoned and stripped of all honors.