List of watchmakers

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This chronological list of famous watchmakers is a list of those who influenced the development of horology or gained iconic status by their creations.wikipedia
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Académie Horlogère des Créateurs Indépendants

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Svend Andersen (born 1942), (AHCI), Danish watchmaker, cofounder of the (AHCI).
The following members are part of the executive board: Becsei, Aaron, Bray, Robert, Calabrese, Vincent, Chaykin, Konstantin (President) and Eleta, Miki;

Maitres du Temps

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Daniel Roth (born 1945), Swiss watchmaker, Daniel Roth SA (with the Bulgari company since 2000).
Christophe Claret (French) attended the watch school in Geneva and, upon graduation in 1987, worked alongside Roger Dubuis in the latter’s atelier, and then with Dominique Renaud and Giulio Papi (now Audemars Piguet Renaud & Papi SA).

Horology

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This chronological list of famous watchmakers is a list of those who influenced the development of horology or gained iconic status by their creations.

Watchmaker

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The list is sorted by the lifetimes of the watchmakers.

Water clock

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Amemhet (1555–1505 BC), Egyptian count and engineer, clepsydra. Ktesibios (3rd century BC), Greek engineer, clepsydra with hands and dial. Zhang Heng (78–139), Chinese mathematician and inventor, clepsydra with extra reservoir. Zhang Sixun (10th century AD), Chinese engineer, clepsydra with water wheel. Su Song (11th century AD), Chinese engineer, clepsydra with water wheel and ratchet.

Ctesibius

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Ktesibios (3rd century BC), Greek engineer, clepsydra with hands and dial.

Sundial

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Ktesibios (3rd century BC), Greek engineer, clepsydra with hands and dial.

Zhang Heng

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Zhang Heng (78–139), Chinese mathematician and inventor, clepsydra with extra reservoir.

Yi Xing

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Yi Xing (683–727), Chinese Buddhist and engineer, astronomical clock.

Astronomical clock

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Yi Xing (683–727), Chinese Buddhist and engineer, astronomical clock. Richard of Wallingford (1292–1336), English mathematician, astronomer and abbot, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, astronomical clock of Abbey St Albans. Nicolaus Lillienveld (1350/1365–1418/1435), German clockmaker and engineer, Rostock, astronomical clock of the St. Nicholas' Church in Stralsund.

Zhang Sixun

Zhang Sixun (10th century AD), Chinese engineer, clepsydra with water wheel.

Water wheel

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Zhang Sixun (10th century AD), Chinese engineer, clepsydra with water wheel. Su Song (11th century AD), Chinese engineer, clepsydra with water wheel and ratchet.

Su Song

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Su Song (11th century AD), Chinese engineer, clepsydra with water wheel and ratchet.

Ratchet (device)

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Su Song (11th century AD), Chinese engineer, clepsydra with water wheel and ratchet.

Elephant clock

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Al-Dschazarī, Arabic engineer and author of the 12th century, elephant clock.

Richard of Wallingford

Richard of Wallingford (1292–1336), English mathematician, astronomer and abbot, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, astronomical clock of Abbey St Albans.

Wallingford, Oxfordshire

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Richard of Wallingford (1292–1336), English mathematician, astronomer and abbot, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, astronomical clock of Abbey St Albans.

St Albans Cathedral

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Richard of Wallingford (1292–1336), English mathematician, astronomer and abbot, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, astronomical clock of Abbey St Albans.

Jacopo Dondi dell'Orologio

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Jacopo de Dondi (1293–1359), Italian astronomer and clockmaker, Padua, astronomical clock of Palazzo del Capitanio.

Padua

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Jacopo de Dondi (1293–1359), Italian astronomer and clockmaker, Padua, astronomical clock of Palazzo del Capitanio.

Giovanni Dondi dell'Orologio

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Giovanni de Dondi (1318–1389), Italian savant and professor, Milan, astrarium.

Milan

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Giovanni de Dondi (1318–1389), Italian savant and professor, Milan, astrarium.

Astrarium

Giovanni de Dondi (1318–1389), Italian savant and professor, Milan, astrarium.

Rostock

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Nicolaus Lillienveld (1350/1365–1418/1435), German clockmaker and engineer, Rostock, astronomical clock of the St. Nicholas' Church in Stralsund.

St. Nicholas' Church, Stralsund

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Nicolaus Lillienveld (1350/1365–1418/1435), German clockmaker and engineer, Rostock, astronomical clock of the St. Nicholas' Church in Stralsund.