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Henlein, Peter, approximately 1480-1542

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Personal name headingHenlein, Peter, approximately 1480-1542
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Variant(s)Hele, Peter, approximately 1480-1542
Hele, Petrus, approximately 1480-1542
Heinlein, Peter, approximately 1480-1542
Henlin, Peter, approximately 1480-1542
Henle, Peter, approximately 1480-1542
Associated countryGermany
LocatedNuremberg (Germany)
Birth date1480~
Death date1542
Place of birthNuremberg (Germany)
Place of deathNuremberg (Germany)
Field of activityClock and watch making Locks and keys
Profession or occupationLocksmiths Clock and watch makers
Found inNoeldechen, W. Peter Hele, der Erfinder der Taschenuhren, 1891: t.p. (Peter Hele)
Die älteste Taschenuhr der Welt?, 2014: p. 35 (inside bottom cover of timepiece signed Petrus Hele) p. 44 (Peter Henlein was never known as Hele in his everyday life in Nuremberg) p. 134 (there is no archival information about his birth or baptism; the Deutsche Zentralverband für Uhren, Schuck und Zeitmesstechnik celebrated the 500th aniversary of his birth in 1979; however this date [1479] was controversial) p. 152 (d. 1542) p. 200 (a popular date of birth, 1479, was arbitrarily and factitiously calculated; others have calculated the year of birth as "around 1485"; the plausible range of dates is 1480/1485)
Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon. Bio-bibliographischer Index A-Z, 2007-2009 (Henlein, Peter; b. around 1480, Nuremberg; d. 1542, Nuremberg; variants: Heinlein, Peter; Hele, Peter; Henlin, Peter; locksmith, clockmaker)
Scientist's biography, viewed June 22, 2015 (Peter Henlein; b. ca. 1479/1480, Nuremberg; d. 1542; inventor of the pocket watch; locksmith)
Deutsche Biographie viewed online, June 22, 2015 (Peter Henlein; b. Nuremberg, ca. 1485; d. Nuremberg between Sept. 1-14, 1542)
German Wikipedia, June 22, 2015 (Peter Henlein; b. ca. 1479, Nuremberg; d. Aug. 1542, Nuremberg)
Wikipedia, June 22, 2015 (Peter Henlein, also spelled Henle or Hele; b. 1485; d. Aug. 1542)
FrankenWiki, June 23, 2015 (Peter Henlein, also spelled Heinlein, Hele, Henlin;. b. around 1479/1480, Nuremberg; d. Aug. 1542, Nuremberg)