14 Inventors Who were Killed by Their Own Creations

#14 Sieur Freminet: Rebreathing Device (1772)

In 1772, Frenchman Sieur Freminet tried to invent a rebreathing device for scuba diving that recycled the exhaled air from inside of the barrel. This was the first self-contained air device. Unfortunately, Freminet’s invention was a poor one, and the inventor died from lack of oxygen after being in his own device for twenty minutes.

#14 Sieur Freminet-  Rebreathing Device (1772)

#14 Sieur Freminet- Rebreathing Device (1772)

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