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Abraham Louis Breguet Biography
Abraham Louis Breguet (10 January 1747 - 17 September 1823), born in Neuchâtel in Switzerland, made many innovations in the course of a career in watchmaking in France. He studied watchmaking in France and in England and invented different escapement methods and re-winding mechanisms.

In 1775 he founded the Breguet watchmaking firm in the Île de la Cité in Paris. In 1815 he gained an official appointment with the French navy.

Breguet died in Paris in 1823.
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