Famous watchmakers

Louis-Frédéric Perrelet

1781 - 1854

Louis-Frédéric Perrelet

Swiss clockmaker.

Grandson of Abraham Louis Perrelet.

Apprenticeship in Switzerland.

Established in Paris.

Worked for Abraham Louis Breguet.

Construction of chronometers and astronomic clocks.

Key dates


Improvement of the chronograph: patent for a system that was a forerunner to the split second hand.