Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim


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Noun1.Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim - English inventor (born in the United States) who invented the Maxim gun that was used in World War I (1840-1916)Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim - English inventor (born in the United States) who invented the Maxim gun that was used in World War I (1840-1916)
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It wasn't until 1884 with Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim's design did the Gatling have real competition.