Rene Grillet

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Rene GrilletName: René Grillet de Roven, also René Grilliet

Born: Unknown in Rouen in northwestern France

Computer-related contributions

  • French mechanic and watchmaker who created a mechanical calculating machine (17th Century).
  • Invented a hygrometer.
  • Watchmaker of King Louis XIV.

Significant publications

  • Curiositez mathematiques de l'invention du Sr Grillet horlogeur a Paris (1673).