Andrés Antelo Lamas

Category: Inventor and watchmaker
Birth Date: 27th May 1774
Birth Place: Ferrol (A Coruña)

He was a famous artist and watchmaker of his time. He made clocks for Lugo's Cathedral (1817) and Santiago's Cathedral (1831) and Monasteries in Celanova (Ourense), Betanzos, Sobrado and San Xulián de Ferrol (A Coruña). He took part in the presentation of the machines at the House of Steam Pumps in the arsenal of Ferrol (1796), he was the assistant manager of the money factory in Xubia (Ferrol), he invented the piston keys for sea artillery and planned the gun factory of the arsenal of Ferrol (1811).