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About Eadweard Muybridge
Eadweard Muybridge was an English photographer famed for his captivating photographs of humans and animals in motion. His pioneering work of capturing movement on film was instrumental in building the foundation for the modern motion picture. He was nicknamed the "father of the motion picture". In 1878, his famous photographic experiment titled Sallie Gardner at a Gallop proved that galloping horses sometimes lift all four legs completely off the ground.
He was one of the four sons born to Susan and John Muggeridge. He married Flora Shallcross Stone in 1872. The marriage produced a son named Florado Helios Muybridge.
In 1874, he shot and killed Major Harry Larkyns, who was having an affair with his wife. He was tried for murder and acquitted on the grounds of justifiable homicide.
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Eadweard Muybridge's Popularity
Eadweard Muybridge was a famous English photographer, who was born on April 9, 1830. As a person born on this date, Eadweard Muybridge is listed in our database as the 27th most popular celebrity for the day (April 9) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1830).
People born on April 9 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Eadweard Muybridge is the 818th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Eadweard Muybridge's birthday, Eadweard Muybridge is the 697th most famous English.
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