Jean-François-Henri Schneider (December 1, 1851 - 1929/1930) was a French printer, publisher, and photographer active in French Indochina. The son of a French-German mason, Schneider fought as a volunteer during the defense of Paris during the 1870 Siege of Paris. He arrived in Saigon in 1882 after being recruited to work for the colonial government's printing office. The following year (1883) he was sent to Hanoi to create the Protectorate's printing house and he served as its first director. He resigned in 1885 and that year opened the very successful Imprimerie d'Extrême-Orient with his brother Ernest Hippolyte Schneider, which was the first private commercial printing house in Tonkin. They published postcards from 1885 - 1900. In 1886 he bought the entire printing facility operated by the Protectorate printing house and renamed the examined operation the Imprimerie typographique de F.H. Schneider. Ion so doing, he also secured for himself the contract to print all government papers, which had been done by the Protectorate printing house. Schneider established his own paper factory in 1891. He was also a passionate student of the Vietnamese language and formed great working relationships with local Vietnamese officials. He also edited dictionaries and other manuals in Vietnamese. He received the Legion of Honor in 1903. Schneider served as the director and editor if the Journal officiel de l'Indochine, founded the Revue indochinoise, and served as the director of L'Avenir du Tonkin.