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1745, Jan 61799, Aug 2
With his brother, were the inventors of the Montgolfière-style hot air balloon, globe aérostatique. The brothers succeeded in launching the first piloted ascent, carrying Étienne into the sky. Later, in December 1783, in recognition of their achievement, their father Pierre was elevated to the nobility and the hereditary appellation of de Montgolfier by King Louis XVI of France. Both of them were freemasons in Les Neuf Soeurs lodge in Paris.
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06/04/1783-Brothers Joseph-Michel Montgolfier and Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier stage a public demonstration of the first hot-air balloon (unmanned) capable of carrying passengers.
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Amie Argand
...of the light produced. In 1783, Argand met brothers Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier and Joseph-Michel Montgolfier in France and became...
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