Famous watchmakers

J. Louis Benjamin Audemars

1782 - 1833

J. Louis Benjamin Audemars

Swiss clockmaker.

Key dates


Creation of a factory making ebauches, wheels and under-dial mechanisms at Le Brassus.

1820 to 1829

Adaptation of the Breguet calibre to all watch sizes and thicknesses.

Diversification of production (extra-flat movements, mechanisms of repetitions).


Decided to make complete watches. J. Louis Benjamin Audemars, with his sons, was a pioneer in the production of complete watches in the Joux valleys.