A compilation of references, information and expertise. Discover key dates, legendary timepieces, a glossary of watchmaking terms, museums, and the watchmakers who helped shape the history of time measurement.
French mathematician, cartographer and astronomer. The first holder of the mathematics chair at the Collège Royal (now the Collège de France), founded in 1530. He taught there from 1532 to his death. Helped to popularise traditional mathematics and geocentric astronomy...