Anisson-Duperon, Etienne-Alexandre-Jacques, fils (1749-1794)

Descendant of a long line of printers.

Presented his invention of a new press to the Académie des sciences (1783). Also presented a preparation for the bleaching of paper. Franklin recommended him to Sir Joseph Banks, president of The Royal Society (1785).

Succeeded his father in his position at the Imprimerie royale (1788). Guillotined during the French Revolution.

Born in Paris. Son of Jacques Anisson- Duperron, director of the Imprimerie royale (1733-88). Married Françoise de Chabenat de Bonneuil in 1776.

Alternate form of the name: Duperron.