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Swiss clockmaker and chronometer maker. Served his apprenticeship with his brother, Jean-Henri, a pendulum maker. Established in Paris in 1745. Disciple of Julien Le Roy. Clockmaker to the Navy (nominated in 1762). Clockmaker to the King (nominated in...