As per our current Database, Matthew Webb has been died on Jul 24, 1883 (age 35).
When Matthew Webb die, Matthew Webb was 35 years old.
|Popular As||Matthew Webb|
|Age||35 years old|
|Born||January 19, 1848 (England)|
Matthew Webb’s zodiac sign is Capricorn. According to astrologers, Capricorn is a sign that represents time and responsibility, and its representatives are traditional and often very serious by nature. These individuals possess an inner state of independence that enables significant progress both in their personal and professional lives. They are masters of self-control and have the ability to lead the way, make solid and realistic plans, and manage many people who work for them at any time. They will learn from their mistakes and get to the top based solely on their experience and expertise.
Matthew Webb was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.
Swimmer who on August 25, 1875 became the first documented person to swim the English Channel without artificial aid.
He was second mate on a ship, and won the Stanhope Medal for heroically jumping in the ocean in an attempt to save a drowning crew member.
Swimming the English Channel brought him great fame, which he used to publish a book, titled "The Art of Swimming."
He married Madeline Kate Chaddock on April 27, 1880, and had two children, Helen and Matthew with her; they were married until his death.
He is the subject of a John Betjeman poem, titled "A Shropshire Lad."