John Nevil Maskelyne

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Birthday
22, 1839
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 18, 1917 (77)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
22, 1839
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 18, 1917 (77)

About

Magician who was a member of The Magic Circle and the inventor of the pay toilet.

Before Fame

He worked as a watchmaker, which helped him with the intricacies of his magic acts.

Trivia

He wrote the book Sharps and Flats: A Complete Revelation of the Secrets of Cheating at Games of Chance and Skill.

Family Life

He had one daughter and two sons, one of which was the magician, Nevil Maskelyne.

Associated With

He was influenced by Harry Houdini.