1922 Encyclopædia Britannica/Delaunay-Belleville, Louis

DELAUNAY-BELLEVILLE, LOUIS (1843-1912), French engineer, was born at Corbeil Nov. 20 1843. 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 became a partner and finally head of the firm which produced the well-known Belleville boilers (see 4.145), and also the automobile called by his name. From 1890 he was president of the Paris Chamber of Commerce. He died at Cannes Feb. 10 1912.