The Sun rises—18th century

The manufacturing of calculating machines is not an industry yet, but still a bizarre hobby of some clockmaker, mechanician, scientist, etc. But the sunrise is coming...

Giovanni Poleni (1709) César Caze (1720)
Jean Lépine (1725) Jacob Leupold (1727)
Anton Braun (1727) Hillerin de Boistissandeau (1730)
Christian Ludwig Gersten (1735) Jacob-Rodrigues Pereire (1750)
Philipp Matthäus Hahn (1770) Charles Stanhope (1775)
Johann Helfrich Müller (1783) Jacob Auch (1790)
Johann Reichold (1792) Jewna Jakobson (before 1793)
Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come.
Victor Hugo