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Born in 1781, <a href=”” target=”_blank”>Charles Joseph Minard</a> is noted for his “inventions” in the infomation visualisation. Some of his visualisation include: <ul> <li style=”text-align: left;”>The progress if Napoleon’s Army vs Distance vs Temperature in the Russian Campaign of 1812</li> <li style=”text-align: left;”>The Origin of Cattle destined for Paris</li> </ul> Charles was trained as a civil engineer. <a href=”” target=”_blank”>Cartographia</a> has a good list of Minard’s work.