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Invented the first internal combustion engine in 1858.
He taught himself chemistry and engineering.
His first gas-powered car, built in 1862, reached speeds of three miles per hour.
How did Etienne Lenoir die?
Etienne Lenoir's death was caused by Engineer Jean Joseph Étienne Lenoir.
In 1862 Lenoir built the first automobile with an internal-combustion engine. He had adapted his engine to run on liquid fuel and with his vehicle made a 6-mile (10-kilometre) trip that required two to three hours.
|Cause of death||Engineer Jean Joseph Étienne Lenoir|
|Age of death||78 years|
|Birthday||January 12, 1822|
|Death date||August 4, 1900|
|Place of death||France|
|Place of burial||N/A|