Lawrence Hargrave

About Lawrence Hargrave

Birth Day: January 29, 1850
Birth Place: England

Lawrence Hargrave

Lawrence Hargrave was born on January 29, 1850 in England. English-born aeronautical engineer, inventor, astronomer, and explorer of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. His best-known inventions include the box kite and the rotary engine.
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As per our current Database, Lawrence Hargrave has been died on Jul 14, 1915 (age 65).

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When Lawrence Hargrave die, Lawrence Hargrave was 65 years old.

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Occupation Engineer
Age 65 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born January 29, 1850 (England)
Birthday January 29
Town/City England
Nationality England

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Lawrence Hargrave’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. 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.

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English-born aeronautical Engineer, Inventor, Astronomer, and Explorer of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. His best-known inventions include the box kite and the rotary engine.

Before Fame

He apprenticed at Australia's Australasian Steam Navigation Company and later worked as an assistant Astronomer at the Sydney Observatory.


Australia's Qantas airline named one of its aircraft in Hargrave's honor.

Family Life

He grew up in both England and Australia. His father, John Fletcher Hargrave, held office as Attorney General of New South Wales, Australia.

Associated With

His work inspired fellow Inventor Alexander Graham Bell to experiment with designs for tetrahedral kites.

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