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1753, Jul 41784-18081809, Mar 7
a French inventor, best known as a pioneer in balloon flight. Blanchard toured Europe, demonstrating his balloons. He holds the record of first balloon flights in Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, and Poland. Among the events that included demonstrations of his abilities as a balloonist was the coronation of Holy Roman Emperor Leopold II as King of Bohemia in Prague in September 1791.
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01/07/1785-First balloon flight across English Channel (Jean-Pierre Blanchard and John Jeffries)
01/09/1793-Jean-Pierre Blanchard makes first balloon flight in North America (Philadelphia)
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Pass for Jean-Pierre Blanchard:
9 January 1793
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