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Louis Braille was a French educator who developed the Braille system of printing and writing for the blind.
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Louis Braille was a French educator who developed the Braille system of printing and writing for the blind. Himself blinded at the age of 3 in an accident, he went to Paris in 1819 to attend the National Institute for Blind Children, and from 1826 he taught there. Braille adapted a method created by Charles Barbier to develop his own simplified system.
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