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Here are list of inventors killed by their inventions
7 inventors killed by their inventions
Francis Edgar Stanley (Automobile)
In 1896, Francis Edgar Stanley invented to the Stanley Steamer automobile. He died in his car in an accident. He died on that car which he designed in 1896.
William Blake (Printing Press)
During the invention of latest printing press, Press down on William’s feet. William’s death occurred during the separation of foot from the body with surgery. He died on 12 Aug 1827 in the United Kingdom.
Thomas Andrews (Titanic)
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When the famous Titanic ship sank, Thomas Andrews, who are the designer of that ship also present on the ship. During the ship sunk, Thomas Andrews help the people to ride in the boats and gives them life jackets. Andrews died on 15 April 1912 in the Atlantic Ocean.
Henry Smolinski (The Flying Pinto)
Henry Smolinski invented the car which name is DAVE Mizar. Henry Smolinski built a flying car, which had become separated. During the flight, that car separated and both men died. Henry Smolinski died on 1973.
Otto Lilienthal (Hang Glider)
Otto Lilienthal was the first person who does first hang gliding safely. Otto Lilienthal completed 2000 hang glide flights successfully. Lilienthal lost control on his final flight. His spine was broken by falling on the ground, which caused his death. Otto Lilienthal died on 10 Aug 1896 in Germany.
Marie Curie (Radioactivity)
The Marie Curie discovered Radium and Polonium. Marie Curie introduced the post of radioactivity and won two awards in separate categories of science.
Many of the probes, in which you will be exposed to the radiation. That’s why she died to suffer from cancer in 1934.
Franz Reichelt (Parachuting)
Franz Reichelt was a French tailor. He invented the parachute dress. He wanted to experiment on this. Police allowed him to test with it. Police believed that he jumps to the use of a dummy. However, Reichelt jumps from the Eiffel Tower with the help of a parachute, which led to his death.