Jacques Nardin

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Jacques Nardin was a 20th century watchmaker. Grandson of Ulysse Nardin, Jacques was head of Doxa.

Son of Paul-David Nardin and grandson of Ulysse Nardin, founder of the Nardin chronometer factory in Le Locle, Jacques Nardin was born in 1891. He worked alongside his brothers before marrying the daughter of Georges Ducommon, founder of the Doxa watch factory. He soon became director of that factory.

Jacques Nardin was very active within the watchmaking community, joining the Comité de la Chambre Suisse de l'Horlogerie, and was a promoter of the industry following the crisis after World War I. He was also a sponsor of the celebration of the life of Daniel JeanRichard.

Nardin died on August 26, 1950 at 59 years old. He suffered from bronchial pneumonia and had been undergoing treatment in Geneva.