George Graham (clockmaker)

British clockmaker, inventor, and geophysicist (1673-1751)

George Graham (1673 in Cumberland, England - November 16, 1751, London) was an English watchmaker and inventor. .[1]He was a member of the British Royal Society. He was a close friend of the well known clockmaker Thomas Tompion. Graham invented many improvements to the pendulum clock. He invented the mercury compensating pendulum.

George Graham

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  1. "Library and Archive catalogue". .royalsociety.org. Archived from the original on 2013-01-13. Retrieved 2012-04-12.