|Born||29 March 1805
Bidestroff, Moselle, France
|Died||27 November 1875 (aged 70)
|Relatives||Adolphe Schneider (brother)
Eugène Schneider, II (grandson)
Schneider obtained a monopoly in supplying arms to the French government, supplied the materials for government-encouraged railway construction and became the president of the Chamber of Deputies, and minister of agriculture and commerce.
He was awarded the Légion d'honneur.
He is one of the 72 names inscribed on the Eiffel Tower.
|This French business–related biographical article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|