William Ayrton Death Cause and Date

William Ayrton's Death

Born (Birthday) September 14, 1847

Death Date November 8, 1908

Age of Death 61 years

Cause of Death Racing Accident

Profession Engineer

The engineer William Ayrton died at the age of 61. Here is all you want to know, and more!

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Electrical engineer who used electricity to propel vehicles.

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