Discover the best moments of the entrance of the Pyréolophore into Le Musée des Arts et Métiers! Watch the best moments of this event with the speeches of:

  • Mr. Manuel Bonnet, direct descendant of Nicéphore Niépce,
  • Ms. Catherine Cuenca, Deputy Director of Le Musée des Arts et Métiers,
  • Mr Sébastien Candel, President of the Academy of Sciences,
  • Mr Jean-Louis Bruley, PhD in Mechanical Engineering,
  • Mr. Lionel Dufaux, responsible for the Energy and Transport collections.

After many years of research, the Nicéphore Niépce House and its team have officially proven that the invention of Nicéphore Niépce, named the Pyréolophore, is the first internal combustion engine in the world.

The Official presentation took place on 27th of September, 2018, and was a great success with more than 200 persons coming to this event!

Niépce House and Spéos warmfully thank:

> Read the article about the Pyréolophore in the scientific magazine Sciences & Avenir