Who invented the metric system?

Mr. Pat Naughtin (who contacted us recently) read Dr. Robert Nelson’s International System Of Units. He also brought up some interesting information on the history metric system to our attention. The three parts of the decimal metric system were originally developed in 1585, 1668, and 1675. Then the three parts were put together in several […]
Mr. Pat Naughtin (who contacted us recently) read Dr. Robert Nelson’s International System Of Units. He also brought up some interesting information on the history metric system to our attention.

The three parts of the decimal metric system were originally developed in 1585, 1668, and 1675. Then the three parts were put together in several different places at a fourth time. The crucial time in the combination of the various ideas that formed the decimal metric system mostly came together in the year 1790. You can read the full article by Mr. Pat Naughin here: http://www.metricationmatters.com/who-invented-the-metric-system.html

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