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21 August 1883|
|Known for||Automobile brakes|
Henri Perrot, born on 21 August 1883 (died in 1961) in Paris, was a French engineer who was one of the pioneers of the automobile industry from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. He holds numerous patents in the field of automotive drum/shoe braking.
In 1924, after meeting at a European auto show, Vincent Bendix acquired the license to manufacture Perrot's shoe-brake patents.
He died in 1961 in Monte Carlo.
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