Who invented the first watch in the world?

Answer In the sixteenth century German locksmith Peter Henlein developed one of the earliest pocket watches and is often credited as the device's creator. Patek Philippe is widely known as the inventor of... Read More »

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Who invented the first watch used?

Peter Henlein of Nuremberg, Germany is credited with creating the first pocket watch in the early 1500s, although many historians dispute this fact. Henlein introduced the mainspring as a power sou... Read More »

Who invented the first battery operated watch?

In January 1957, Hamilton Watch Company debuted the Hamilton Electric 500, the world's first battery-operated watch, according to the Smithsonian. Research director John Van Horn, physicist Philip ... Read More »

When was the first pocket watch invented?

Peter Henlein, a German locksmith, is largely credited with the invention of the pocket watch sometime in the early 1500s. The early pocket watches were hardly "pocket-sized" but were portable and ... Read More »

Who invented the first toothbrush in the world?

Toothbrushes have been in existence since 3000 BC, when ancient civilizations used a crude version called a "chew stick," a thin stick with a frayed end. The first bristled toothbrush was invented ... Read More »