John Browning Rank
About John Browning
John Browning was an American designer of firearms. He worked on cartridges, civilian and military firearms and gun mechanisms.
He was 24 years old when he earned his first firearm patent. He would go on to earn 127 more patents in the future. Considered to be one of the 19th and 20th centuries’ most prominent and prolific firearm designers, he is credited with the invention of the telescoping bolt, which has been incorporated into many fully-automatic guns and almost every semi-automatic pistol.
His father was gunsmith and inventor, Jonathan Browning. His mother, Elizabeth Caroline Clark was one of Jonathan’s three wives. He had 23 siblings from both parents’ sides. He had 10 children with his wife, Rachel Therese Child.
He was honored with the John Scott Medal in 1905 and the Order of Leopold in 1914.
He died on 26 November 1926 of heart failure.
John Browning Rank
F.A.Q. about John Browning
When is his birthday?
John Browning's birthday is on January 23, 1855.
In how many days is his birthday?
John's birthday is in 99 days
How old was John when he died?
He was 71 years old.
When did he die?
He died in November 26, 1926.
How old would he be today?
John Browning would be 166 years old if he was alive today.
Where was John from?
He was born in U.S..
John Browning's Popularity
John Browning was a famous American weapons designer, founded the Browning Arms Company, who was born on January 23, 1855. As a person born on this date, John Browning is listed in our database as the 110th most popular celebrity for the day (January 23) and the 8th most popular for the year (1855).
People born on January 23 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. John Browning is the 2848th most popular Aquarius.
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