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Otto Lilienthal

Otto Lilienthal, c. 1896
Born Karl Wilhelm Otto Lilienthal
(1848-05-23)23 May 1848
Anklam, Province of Pomerania
Died 10 August 1896(1896-08-10) (aged 48)
Berlin, Germany
Cause of death Glider crash
Resting place Lankwitz Cemetery, Berlin
Nationality Prussian, German
Occupation Engineer
Known for Successful gliding experiments
Spouse(s) Agnes Fischer (m. 1878–96)
Children 4[1]
Relatives Gustav Lilienthal, brother

To invent an airplane is nothing. To build one is something. But to fly is everything.
Otto Lilienthal