• Born date: 1845-09-11
  • Born in: FrancE
  • Death date: 1903-03-28
  • Death in: FrancE
Émile Baudot

Jean-Maurice-Émile Baudot (September 11, 1845 – March 28, 1903), French telegraph engineer and inventor of the first means of digital communication Baudot code, was one of the pioneers of telecommunications. He invented a multiplexed printing telegraph system that used his code and allowed multiple transmissions over a single line. The baud unit was named after him.