The French prodigy lost his sight after a childhood accident.
The Braille system of reading was invented by Louis Braille
, a blind student studying at a school for the blind in France.
4, the birthday of Braille inventor, Louis Braille
. The day recognizes the contributions of Louis Braille
in helping blind and visually impaired people to read and write.
1809: Louis Braille
, inventor of the alphabetic system for the blind which bears his name, was born in Paris.
Braille tactile notation was named after its creator, Frenchman Louis Braille
, and he developed both an alphabet system and a music code.
Speaking on the occasion, First blind Journalist of Pakistan, Syed Sardar Ahmad Pirzada said inauguration of Braille Book Corner in the month of January has a great relevance as Louis Braille
(January 4, 1809 Jan 6, 1852) who was a French educator and inventor of Braille was born in this month.
ISLAMABAD:The first-ever Braille Book Corner named as Gosha-e-Noor' was inaugurated in a ceremony at the National Library of Pakistan (NLP)on Thursday, marking the birthday celebration week of Louis Braille
, the inventor of Braille system for visually impaired people.Advisor to Prime Minister on National History and Literary Heritage (NHLH) Irfan Siddiqui officially inaugurated the Braille Book Corner and interacted with the visually impaired students from the Al-Maktoom Special Education Center.
In a statement released Thursday, the ministry said this initiative, which coincides with the birthday of Louis Braille
(January 4, 1809), aims to raise awareness of the organic law on the elimination of all forms of violence against women adopted in July 2017 and to create a public opinion aware of the need to combat all forms of gender-based violence.
| January 4 BORN today in 1809 was Frenchman Louis Braille
and by the age of three an accident would cost him his eyesight.
Six dots: A story of young Louis Braille
. New York: NY: Alfred A.