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Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim
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Happy Birthday...
- a sincere fan
 Added: Feb. 5, 2014
 

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 Added: Feb. 5, 2014
 

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 Added: Nov. 24, 2013
 

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Aug. 14, 2013
 

- Jackie Howard
 Added: Feb. 5, 2013
 
Happy Birthday ...........................
- a sincere fan
 Added: Feb. 5, 2013
 
Son of Isaac Weston and Harriet Boston (Stevens) Maxim. Educated in public schools. Married first, Louisa Jane Budden; 2nd, Sarah Haynes. Address: Dulwich Common, London, England. (From Who's Who in the World, 1912).
- JH
 Added: Nov. 6, 2012
 

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 Added: Aug. 15, 2011
 

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 Added: Feb. 5, 2011
 

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 Added: Feb. 5, 2011
 

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 Added: Nov. 24, 2010
 

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 Added: Nov. 24, 2010
 

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 Added: Nov. 24, 2010
 

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 Added: Feb. 5, 2010
 

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- Kate Duvall
 Added: Nov. 24, 2009
 

- Jackie Howard
 Added: Nov. 24, 2008
 
nice to be able to place flowers for my great grandmothers 1st cousin who i've heard so much about. she was Elizabeth Maxim Bartley, daughter of John Andrew and Elmira Maxim. R.I.P. Rebecca
- Rebecca (Becky)
 Added: Apr. 17, 2008
 
I'm giving you a British flag, as you became a British citizen (and a knight). You are one of the "fathers" of the modern machine gun with Richard Gatling and even Mr. Puckle in the 18th Century. That device, called a "Maxim" gun, was the invention that most people remember from you. They don't recall you also invented the lawn sprinkler, among other devices.They might recall that you designed the largest airplane of the 19th Century - one that never flew, but which was capable of lifting to a certain point along a circular track.It was chained so it would not fly off - you did not know how to control it's flight. It was also the only airplane of the 19th Century that "flew" or almost did with a steam engine (you designed a light weight one). It almost worked - not quite.Still your experiments in 1895 fascinated the public, and helped make the inevitability of airplane flight seem closer and closer. That is not a bad achievement, even if it did not fully fly. Thank you Sir Hiram.
- J. B.
 Added: Mar. 17, 2008
 
Rest in peace.
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 Added: Feb. 14, 2008
 

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 Added: Nov. 9, 2006
 

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 Added: Nov. 3, 2006
 

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 Added: Nov. 2, 2006
 

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 Added: Nov. 2, 2006
 

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 Added: Nov. 2, 2006
 

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 Added: Nov. 2, 2006
 

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 Added: Nov. 2, 2006
 

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 Added: Nov. 2, 2006
 
 

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