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Henri Gambey

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Henri-Prudence Gambey, born in Troyes on 8 October 1787, son of a watchmaker. Died in Paris on 28 January 1847. French inventor, manufacturer of scientific instruments.

His shop was located in rue du Faubourg-Saint-Denis . After his death, it was run by his family and employees until around 1855.

For more information, see Wikipedia entry.

A linear dividing engine by Gambey by c.1840, is on display at the Musee des Arts et Metiers.


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