Mudge, Thomas

(sep. 1715, Exeter, Devon, Inglaterra–14 nov. 1794, Newington Place, Surrey).

Relojero británico. En 1765 inventó el escape de palanca, el dispositivo más confiable y más usado para regular el movimiento del reloj de pulsera de cuerda. Más tarde trabajó en el mejoramiento del cronómetro de navegación.

Enciclopedia Universal. 2012.

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  • Mudge, Thomas — SUBJECT AREA: Horology [br] b. 1715 Exeter, England d. 14 November 1794 Walworth, England [br] English clock and watchmaker who invented the lever escapement that was ultimately used in all mechanical watches. [br] Thomas Mudge was the son of a… …   Biographical history of technology

  • Mudge, Thomas — born September 1715, Exeter, Devon, Eng. died Nov. 14, 1794, Newington Place, Surrey British watchmaker. In 1765 he invented the lever escapement, the most dependable and widely used device for regulating the movement of the spring driven watch.… …   Universalium

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  • Thomas Mudge (horologist) — Thomas Mudge, (1715 ndash; 1794) was an English horologist who invented the lever escapement, the greatest single improvement ever applied to pocket watches.CareerMudge was the second son of Zachariah Mudge (1694–1769), headmaster and clergyman,… …   Wikipedia

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  • Thomas Mudge — may refer to:* Thomas H. Mudge an American Methodist Episcopal clergyman * Thomas Mudge (horologist) a British watchmaker and the inventor of the lever escapement …   Wikipedia

  • Mudge — ist der Name folgender Personen: Angela Mudge (* 1970), schottische Berg und Crossläuferin Dirk Mudge (* 1928), namibischer Politiker Henry Ferdinand Mudge (* 1952), namibischer Politiker Richard Mudge (1718–1763), englischer Geistlicher und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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