12 Inventors who Got Killed by their Own Creation
Creation is nature’s gift. When we sit idle on our couch, watching soap operas, there are people out there, making beautiful creations to make our lives easier. However, not all inventors end up on a good note with their creations. Here is a list of 12 Inventors who got Killed by their Own Creation
Sieur Freminett is a French inventor who was on a trial to invent a device for breathing for scuba drivers. However, the device didn’t work well and killed him.
2. Horace Lawson Hunley:
Horace was a marine engineer in 19th century. He invented a hand-powered submarine and took it to a routine test when the vessel didn’t work well and he drowned himself to death.
3. William Bullock:
William Bullock is the great man behind printing press machines. However, during a routine job at his workshop, he crashed against the machine’s belt and died.
4. Max Valier:
Max Valier is an Austrian rocket engineer. He made a rocket fuelled with alcohol. Somehow, the rocket exploded during an exhibition in Berlin and killed him.
5. Henry Fluess:
Henry Fluess invented closed circuit oxygen rebreather. Certainly, he didn’t know that oxygen is harmful to human under pressure. During his first underwater dive with his creator, only his body was found floated in the water.
6. Aurel Vlaicu:
Aurel was an extremely talented engineer from 19th century. He was first to create a metal plane and died in its test run.