Person:Charles Rolls (1)

Charles Rolls
b.27 Aug 1877
d.12 Jul 1910
Facts and Events
Name Charles Rolls
Gender Male
Birth[1] 27 Aug 1877
Death[1] 12 Jul 1910
Reference Number? Q313074?

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The Hon. Charles Stewart Rolls (27 August 1877 – 12 July 1910) was an English motoring and aviation pioneer. Together with Henry Royce he co-founded the Rolls-Royce car manufacturing firm. He was the first Briton to be killed in an aeronautical accident with a powered aircraft, when the tail of his Wright Flyer broke off during a flying display in the Southbourne district of Bournemouth, England. He was aged 32.

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