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French businessman and comic dramatist. 1732 – Born on the 24th of January. 1751-1753 – Invented an escape mechanism that made possible a substantial improvement in the accuracy and compactness of watches. 1756-1757 – Began using the name "Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais".        – He derived Beaumarchais from the name of a piece of land, ..

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