William Ayrton

William Ayrton net worth and salary: William Ayrton is a Engineer. William Ayrton was born in in September 14, 1847. Electrical engineer who used electricity to propel vehicles.
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🎂 William Ayrton - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

Currently, William Ayrton is 175 years, 6 months and 8 days old. William Ayrton will celebrate 176rd birthday on a Thursday 14th of September 2023. Below we countdown to William Ayrton upcoming birthday.

Popular As William Ayrton
Occupation Engineer
Age years old
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Born September 14, 1847 (England)
Birthday September 14
Town/City England
Nationality England

🌙 Zodiac

William Ayrton’s zodiac sign is Virgo. According to astrologers, Virgos are always paying attention to the smallest details and their deep sense of humanity makes them one of the most careful signs of the zodiac. Their methodical approach to life ensures that nothing is left to chance, and although they are often tender, their heart might be closed for the outer world. This is a sign often misunderstood, not because they lack the ability to express, but because they won’t accept their feelings as valid, true, or even relevant when opposed to reason. The symbolism behind the name speaks well of their nature, born with a feeling they are experiencing everything for the first time.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

William Ayrton was born in the Year of the Goat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Goat enjoy being alone in their thoughts. They’re creative, thinkers, wanderers, unorganized, high-strung and insecure, and can be anxiety-ridden. They need lots of love, support and reassurance. Appearance is important too. Compatible with Pig or Rabbit.


Electrical engineer who used electricity to propel vehicles.

Before Fame

He spent time in India, developing a way to detect faults in the transmission lines for a telegraph company.


He published many influential papers on the subject of electrical engineering.

Family Life

His wife, Hertha Marks Ayrton, was also a well-known electrical engineer, an unusual profession for a woman at the time.

Associated With

His son-in-law Israel Zangwill coined the phrase "melting pot" to describe American culture.

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