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Hiram Maxim
Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim is an American inventor best known as the creator of the first automatic machine gun, the Maxim pistol. Maxim has patents on many mechanical equipment such as hair curlers, mouse traps and steam pumps. Maxim claims to have invented the light bulb. Maxim tested with assisted flight; His big plane plans never worked. He designed a highly successful recreational trip called the “captured plane” to fund his research while also gaining public interest in the flight. Maxim moved from the United States to the United Kingdom at the age of 41 and remained a United States citizen until he became a naturalized British national in 1899, and was knighted in 1901
BornFebruary 5, 1840, Sangerville, Maine, United States
DiedNovember 24, 1916, Streatham, London, United Kingdom
Resting placeWest Norwood Cemetery
OccupationInventor
Known forInventor of Maxim gun, Claimed inventor of lightbulb
Spouse(s)Jane Budden (1867–1881?), Sarah Haynes (1881–1916, his death)
ChildrenHiram Percy Maxim, Florence Maxim Cutter, Adelaide Maxim Joubert
RelativesHudson Maxim (brother)

About Hiram Maxim

Entrepreneur Hiram Maxim was born in Sangerville, Maine, United States on February 5, 1840. He dies at the age of 76, on November 24, 1916.

He designed the rapid-firing machine gun, which changed warfare.

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Hiram Maxim before becoming famous

Hiram Maxim was born in the Zodiac sign Aquarius (The Water-Bearer), and 1840 is also the year of Rat (鼠) in the Chinese Zodiac.

He worked as an engineer in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, and made little innovations on the side.

Achievement of Hiram Maxim

He created the machine gun after hearing a man at a Paris exhibition say,"If you want to make a lot of money, build something that will allow these Europeans to cut each other's throats with greater ease". That was all he needed to get going.

Hiram Maxim's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

He married Jane Budden in 1867. One of their sons, Stevens Maxim, was an early radio pioneer in the United States.

Hiram Maxim Collabed with

He and Inventor Samuel Colt both made contributions to the history of weaponry.

Hiram Maxim Income source & Net worth

Hiram Maxim's income mainly comes from the work that created his reputation: an entrepreneur. Information about his net worth in 2022 is being updated as soon as possible by allfamous.org, you can contact to tell us Net Worth of the Hiram Maxim.

Hiram Maxim Height and Weight

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Latest information about Hiram Maxim updated on March 15 2022.