- Category : Inventor
- Type : GP
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : LAX The Clarion 2
French inventor. Forest played an important role in the development of the internal combustion engine and the motor car.
He himself has experienced his mechanical creations mainly on boats, their applications have concerned not only the navigation engine, but also the automotive and aviation.
He is also the inventor of the wheel spokes tangent, even though he has never been able to benefit from this invention
After an apprenticeship as a mechanic at Thiers (Puy-de-Dôme) , he moved in 1874 to Paris . He quickly became an independent inventor living on the rights of his patents. He was decorated with the Legion of Honour in 1912.
Among his inventions are six-cylinder engine, submarine propulsion and the first oil engine.
He died accidentally at the age of 62 on 12 April 1914.