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Location address: France, Pays de la Loire, Le Mans
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Le Mans (pronounced: [lə mɑ̃]) is a city in France, located on the Sarthe River. Traditionally the capital of the province of Maine, it is now the capital of the Sarthe department and the seat of the Roman Catholic diocese of Le Mans. Le Mans is a part of the Pays de la Loire region.
In 1889, at the age of 19, the inventor and car manufacturer Léon Bollée, invented a calculation machine. The computer is on display in the Musée des arts et métiers in Paris.
He created his factory in Le Mans.