Harry Houdini

About Harry Houdini

Birth Day: March 24, 1874
Birth Place: Budapest, Hungary

Harry Houdini

Harry Houdini was born on March 24, 1874 in Budapest, Hungary. Iconic magician and escape artist whose most difficult stunt entailed escaping from handcuffs that took a locksmith five years to build.
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As per our current Database, Harry Houdini has been died on Oct 31, 1926 (age 52).

🎂 Harry Houdini - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Harry Houdini die, Harry Houdini was 52 years old.

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Occupation Magician
Age 52 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born March 24, 1874 (Budapest, Hungary)
Birthday March 24
Town/City Budapest, Hungary
Nationality Hungary

🌙 Zodiac

Harry Houdini’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Harry Houdini was born in the Year of the Dog. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dog are loyal, faithful, honest, distrustful, often guilty of telling white lies, temperamental, prone to mood swings, dogmatic, and sensitive. Dogs excel in business but have trouble finding mates. Compatible with Tiger or Horse.

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Iconic Magician and escape Artist whose most difficult stunt entailed escaping from handcuffs that took a locksmith five years to build.

Before Fame

In his youth, he took a job as a trapeze Artist under the name Ehrich, the Prince of the Air, and was a successful cross-country Runner.


A university student and a boxer named J. Gordon Whitehead tested Houdini's immortality by striking him in the gut several times, which ruptured his appendix and killed him.

Family Life

His parents were German Jews named Cecelia Weisz Steiner and Mayer Samuel Weisz. He was married to Bess Houdini from 1894 until his death in 1926.

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David Copperfield purchased the entirety of Mulholland's Houdini holdings from Mulholland's estate in 1970.

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