Hargrave, Lawrence

Aeronautical pioneer and inventor of the compressed air engine and the box kite, who strongly opposed the patent system which he believed held back scientific research.

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Born
Greenwich, Kent, England
29 Jan 1850
Arrived Sydney
05 Nov 1865
Died
Darlinghurst
06 Jul 1915
Buried
07 Jul 1915
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