These 9 Inventions Actually Killed Their Brilliant Inventors

Posted on Nov 25, 2016

People say that we should always follow our dreams, but what happens if those fanatical dreams of ours are not leading us in the right direction? A dark fate awaited those dreamers who recklessly believed in their inventions and that is why they had paid the ultimate price. Check out our list of most tragic, bizarre, ironic and crazy ways in which these inventors lost their lives.

1. The Flying Tailor

The Flying Tailor
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Franz Reichelt was a tailor by trade but foremost an inventor to his core. He was working on a unique flying parachute suit and thought the invention was ready for a test run - he jumped from the Eiffel Tower and unfortunately plummeted to his death, back in 1912.
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