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The Origins

A direct descendant of the Emperor Napoléon, Jérôme de Witt, decided to create DeWitt in 2003, a brand which would reflect his vision of watchmaking and give birth to the most elaborate complications respecting the best watchmakers’traditions.

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Owning a DeWitt watch means owning a Napoléon watch

Family Tree

Jérôme de Witt, the inventor of DeWitt watches is the descendant of emperors and kings in Europe, including such illustrious ancestors as the Emperor Napoléon and King Jérôme of Westphalia, with the closest relative being King Léopold II of Belgium, his great-grandfather.

Léopold I
of Saxe-Coburg-Saafeld
King of Belgium

(1790 - 1865)

Napoléon Bonaparte

(1769 - 1821)

King Jérôme Napoléon
of Westphalia

(1784 - 1860)

Prince Albert
of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

(1819 - 1861)

Queen Victoria of England

(1819 - 1901)

Léopold II
of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
King of Belgium

(1835 - 1909)

Jérôme Napoléon

(1805 - 1870)

Clémentine of Belgium

(1872 - 1955)

Victor Napoléon

(1862 - 1926)

Count Serge
De Witt

(1891 - 1990)


(1912 - 1996)

The Founder

Excellence, nobility, family, passion and creativity are the values that Jérôme de Witt stands for, in a bold vision that aims to build a different Haute Horlogerie, noble and authentic, combining ancestral expertise and exceptional technology.

Each watch is also a Piece of Art

Owning a DeWitt watch means entering a world of dignity, tradition and beauty. “I like beauty, it is my education. Most of the objects I have inherited come from the past and I am lucky to count amongst them some items that are classified as exclusively beautiful”.

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