Wilbur Wright

Printer, Organization founder

1867 – 1912

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Who was Wilbur Wright?

Wilbur Wright (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912) was the older of the two Wright brothers (the other being Orville), two Americans credited with inventing and building the world's first successful airplane and making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight, on December 17, 1903.

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  • ...man, by reason of his greater intellect, can more reasonably hope to equal birds in knowledge than to equal nature in the perfection of her machinery...

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Born
Apr 16, 1867
Millville
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  • United States of America
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Died
May 30, 1912
Dayton
Resting place
Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum

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on July 23, 2013

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