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When And Why Did Wright Brothers Die?

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Wright Brothers are popularly known for inventing the first aircraft and making the first flight through it. The Wright brothers were Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright. Wilbur Wright was born in the year 1867 in Millville, Indiana and Orville Wright was born in the year 1871 in Dayton, Ohio.

The start of their professional career was a printing press that was designed by Orville Wright, which was later joined by Wilbur. Then they also opened up a bicycle repair and sales shop which was later expanded to form manufacturing concern. Their interest later shifted to gliding and flying. And in the year 1903, they made the first human flight with their own airplane.

Both the brothers never got married. Wilbur Wright was the first of the two to die. He got ill with Typhoid fever in 1912. He died on May 30, 1912 of this fever. He was only 45 years of age.

On the other hand. Orville died of a heart attack. It was in the year 1948, when he had his second heart attack. They are both buried in Woodland Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio.

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