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Blanchard, Jean Pierre

Pronunciation: /ˈblãʃɑː/
/blɑ̃ʃaʀ/
(1753–1809), French balloonist; full name Jean-Pierre François Blanchard. He made the first crossing of the English Channel by air, flying by balloon, on 7 January 1785.

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