Harry Houdini
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March 24, 1874 (age 52)

Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American escape artist, illusionist, and stunt performer, noted for his escape acts. His pseudonym is a reference to his spiritual master, French magician Robert-Houdin .

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Erik Weisz

(1874-03-24)March 24, 1874
DiedOctober 31, 1926(1926-10-31) (aged 52)
Cause of deathPeritonitis[1]
Years active1891–1926
Height5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
RelativesTheodore Hardeen (brother)
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Harry Houdini's About


Harry Houdini, also known as Erik Weisz, was a world-famous magician who wowed audiences with his daring and incredible escapes. By claiming to be free of any type of jail, leg-iron, steel lock, and chain, this Hungarian-born American escape artist knew how to attract attention. Fascinated by the French magician Jean Robert-Houdin, Harry Houdini not only stepped into his shoes, but also took on his surname, launching a successful and lucrative career. This master of illusion became famous across the world for his ability to escape from various closed containers, including prison cells, milk cans, and airtight coffins. His incredible stunts added to his illustrious illusion career, with his underwater box escape being one of his most impressive feats. The Daily Mirror challenge, milk can escape, Chinese water torture cell, and buried alive prank were among his other notable deeds. Aside from his near-death experiences and adrenaline-pumping stunts, he tried acting and directing but failed miserably. He also became the first person to fly a plane in Australia after purchasing his own plane as a keen aviator. He preferred to be recognized as an aviation pioneer rather than a famous escapologist.

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Harry Houdini Family life


His parents were German Jews named Cecelia Weisz Steiner and Mayer Samuel Weisz. He was married to Bess Houdini from 1894 until his death in 1926.


Harry Houdini Before Fame


In his youth, he worked as a trapeze performer and was a successful cross-country runner under the moniker Ehrich, the Prince of the Air.

Harry Houdini Trivia


A university student and a boxer named J. Gordon Whitehead tested Houdini's immortality by striking him in the gut several times, which ruptured his appendix and killed him.

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Harry Houdini Height Weight


At the age of 52, Harry Houdini height is 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m).

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Facts About Harry Houdini


● Harry Houdini was born on March 24, 1874 (age 52) in Budapest, Hungary
● He is a celebrity magician
● His full name is Erik Weisz
● His the best movies are Houdini (1953), The Man from Beyond (1922), The Grim Game (1919), Terror Island (1920) and Haldane of the Secret Service (1923)
● He died on October 31, 1926, DMC Sinai Grace Hospital, Detroit, MI
● His spouse is Bess Houdini (m. 1894–1926)
● His height is 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)

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