Category: Horologists

Categories: Jewelry and Clockmaking History | Occupations by Name

Landing level category Horology is the study of the measurement of time. Clocks, watches, clockwork, sundials, hourglasses, clepsydras, timers, time recorders, marine chronometers, and atomic clocks are all examples of instruments used to measure time.

People interested in horology are called horologists. That term is used both by people who deal professionally with timekeeping apparatus (watchmakers, clockmakers), as well as aficionados and scholars of horology. Horology and horologists have numerous organizations, both professional associations and more scholarly societies. Source: Horology Wikipedia entry.

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05 Mar 1854 Greenwich, Kent, England, United Kingdom - 07 Dec 1943

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