Harry Houdini

Ehrich Weisz

Who is Harry Houdini?

Harry Houdini was born in Buadapest,Hungary on March 24,1926. Harry Houdini was best known for his magic tricks. Some people called him the best magician in history.


Harry Houdini was one of seven children. He was born to a Jewish rabbi Mayer Sámuel Weisz and his wife Cecília Weisz .Harry moved with his family to Appleton Wisconsin where he later claimed that is where he was born.At age thirteen Harry moved to New York with his father.Taking odd jobs and living in a boarding before the rest of his family joined.


Harry Houdini original name was Ehrich Weisz. He changed it to Harry Houdini in 1894 and also launched his career at that time. I suppose that he changed to match his influence Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin. Harry Houdini was a very famous magician who risks his life for peoples entertainment. He was married to Wilhelmina Beatrice Rahner, who would serve as Houdini's lifelong stage assistant under the name Beatrice "Bess" Houdini.


Harry Houdini died at age 52.He had a mysterious death but for certain he died of ruptured appendix.Whether his demise was caused by a McGill University student who was testing his will by punching him in the stomach (with permission) or by poison from a band of angry Spiritualists. Spiritualists are unknown.
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