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Louis Blériot

* 1872 in Cambrai
† 1936 in Paris

   

Louis Bleriot


Louis Charles Joseph Blériot was a French aviator, inventor and engineer.
In 1909 he became world-famous for making the first airplane flight across the English Channel.
Blériot was also the first to make a working, powered, piloted monoplane
and was the founder of a successful aircraft manufacturing company.


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