Montgolfier


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Mont·gol·fier

 (mŏnt-gŏl′fē-ər, môN-gôl-fyā′), Joseph Michel 1740-1810.
French aeronautic inventor who with his brother Jacques Étienne (1745-1799) built and ascended in the first practical hot-air balloon (1783).

Montgolfier

(French mɔ̃ɡɔlfje)
n
(Biography) Jacques Étienne (ʒak etjɛn), 1745–99, and his brother Joseph Michel (ʒozɛf miʃɛl), 1740–1810, French inventors, who built (1782) and ascended in (1783) the first practical hot-air balloon

montgolfier

(mɒntˈɡɒlfɪə; French mɔ̃ɡɔlfje)
n
(Aeronautics) obsolete a hot-air balloon
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Noun1.Montgolfier - French inventor who (with his brother Josef Michel Montgolfier) pioneered hot-air ballooning (1745-1799)Montgolfier - French inventor who (with his brother Josef Michel Montgolfier) pioneered hot-air ballooning (1745-1799)
2.Montgolfier - French inventor who (with his brother Jacques Etienne Montgolfier) pioneered hot-air ballooning (1740-1810)
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1783: Man's first free-flight was made by Jean de Rozier and the Marquis d'Arlandes in the Montgolfier brothers' hot air balloon.
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An annual festival (translates as the art of taking off) to mark the first hot air balloon flight piloted by the Montgolfier brothers here in 1783.
The hot air balloon took its inaugural flight in 1783 with two innovative brothers, Joseph and Etienne Montgolfier, at the helm.
CREW: P Clitheroe (5)--Skipper, N Scott-Perry (4)--Navigator, D Taylor (2)--Second in Charge, A Cribb (7), D Keddie (3), M Balsom (4), M Craig (1), N Gillies (2), R Dexter (2), M de Montgolfier
Those were watermarked "Papeterie Montgolfier a Montval.
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I realise as a major European city money is needed for such vital things as purchasing international airports (one never knows when the Montgolfier or Wright brothers might want to drop in and we would look foolish if we were unable to accommodate them).