2: Institut National de la Propriété Industrielle,
3: Institut National de la Propriété Industrielle,
Rieussec's brother, Nicolas Joseph, was heavily involved in the equestrian racing world in Paris and it is therefore no coincidence that Nicolas Mathieu seized the opportunity to develop a timing instrument that, in 1821, became the first chronograph.
After a long and successful life, Nicolas Mathieu Rieussec died at his home at 60 Avenue du Bel-Air in Paris, in 1866.
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