Blanchard, François (17381809)

Blanchard, François, a celebrated French aëronaut, inventor of the parachute; he fell from his balloon and was killed at the Hague (17381809).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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