Ferdinand Berthoud, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Ferdinand Berthoud

French master clockmaker originally from the Principality of Neuchâtel

Date of Birth: 18-Mar-1727

Place of Birth: Plancemont, Canton of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Date of Death: 20-Jun-1807

Profession: engineer, watchmaker, Encyclopédistes, master craftsman

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Ferdinand Berthoud

  • Ferdinand Berthoud, born on 18 March 1727 in Plancemont-sur-Couvet (Principality of Neuchâtel), died in Groslay (Val d'Oise) on 20 June 1807, and was a scientist and watchmaker.
  • He became master watchmaker in Paris in 1753.
  • Berthoud, who held the position of Horologist-Mechanic by appointment to the King and the Navy, left behind him an exceptionally broad body of work, in particular in the field of sea chronometers.

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