Inventors who were killed by their own inventions

Have you invented anything?

Have you invented anything?

If applicable, did your invention or product make it to store shelves?

Inventions push mankind forward scientifically and economically. Unsurprisingly, it is the inventor who is often the early tester of those inventions and some of those inventions pose deadly risks. With the help of Wikipedia, here is a compiled short list of brilliant engineers, scientists and old-fashioned daredevils who fell victim to their own ideas. Please select which ones you are familiar with:

Inventions push mankind forward scientifically and economically. Unsurprisingly, it is the inventor who is often the early tester of those inventions and some of those inventions pose deadly risks. With the help of Wikipedia, here is a compiled short list of brilliant engineers, scientists and old-fashioned daredevils who fell victim to their own ideas. Please select which ones you are familiar with:

03/08/2016 Living 1845 20 By: sarahzahm

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