BirthdayAugust 19, 1871
Birthplace Ohio, United States
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  1. About

    Aviation pioneer who, with his brother, Wilbur Wright, invented three-axis control and flew the first successful, albeit brief, "flying machine" in 1903.
    He and his brother opened a bicycle repair shop in 1892.
    One of his friends and classmates in high school was future poet and writer Paul Laurence Dunbar.

  2. Before fame

    He dropped out of high school to pursue a career in the printing business with his brother Wilbur.

  3. Related to

    His parents, Susan Koerner and Milton Wright, raised him with his six siblings. His father once brought him a toy helicopter invented by Alphonse Penaud.

  4. The meaning of the name Wright: Carpenter, Worker
Inventor Orville Wright born on 19 08 1871 in . Until now, Orville Wright's age is 76 year old and have Leo constellation. Count down 364 days will come next birthday of Orville Wright !