A. Lange & Söhne history
1815 : Ferdinand Adolph Lange is born in Dresden on 18 February.
1830 : Adolph Lange begins his apprenticeship with Johann Christian Friedrich Gutkaes, who is later the famous clockmaker and keeper of the tower clock at the royal Saxon court in Dresden.
1837 : Adolph Lange embarks on his journeyman's years, which take him first to Paris, where he is hired by Josef Thaddäus Winnerl, a famous chronometer maker. Four years later, having meanwhile advanced to the position of workshop supervisor, he left France to gain fu...