Henri-Louis Courvoisier

Henri-Louis Courvoisier was born in 1796 in La Chaux-de-Fonds, the son of Louis Courvoisier (1758-1832) With his brother Philippe-Auguste Courvoisier he founded in 1842, the company “Courvoisier Frères”.  Brother Frederic Alexandre Courvoisier (Fritz) (1799-1854) worked independently but mostly abroad was also representative for the company Courvoisier Frères. Father Louis Courvoisier was a watchmaker and co-owner of the company, which was renamed Robert & Courvoisier.  In 1862, the company received a Special Mention at exhibition in London and a Silver Medal at the Exhibition in Paris in 1876 and again in 1889.