Hiram Maxim

Hiram Maxim bio

Birth Name: Hiram Maxim

Occupation: Entrepreneur

Place Of Birth: ME

Date Of Birth: February 5, 1840

Date Of Death: November 24, 1916

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Not available

Hiram Maxim was born on the 5th of February, 1840. He was famous for being a Entrepreneur. Inventor of the rapid-firing machine gun that revolutionized warfare.

Hiram Maxim was born in ME. He worked at an engineering plant in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, making small inventions on the side. He invented the machine gun after a man at a Paris exhibition said, “If you wanted to make a lot of money, invent something that will enable these Europeans to cut each other’s throats with greater facility.” That was all the inspiration he needed.

Hiram Maxim was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Hiram Maxim was born in 1840s.

Hiram Maxim is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Hiram’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Hiram Maxim’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Hiram Maxim’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Hiram Maxim kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Hiram Maxim was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Hiram Maxim
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Hiram Maxim was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Hiram Maxim was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Hiram Maxim had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Hiram Maxim’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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