Born: Jul 29, 1796 AD
Died: 1859 AD, at 62 years of age.
1796 - Born in upstate New York on the 29th of July.
1826 - He received his first patent. After moving to New York City, Hunt was granted patents for several devices, including a rope-making machine, fountain pen, and repeating rifle.
1833 - He invented the first workable sewing machine.
1859 - Died on the 8th of June.
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