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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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1740: Joseph-Michel Montgolfier, pioneer balloonist, was born in Annonay, France.
The bravery of a lone man and our Armed Forces remembered | June 4 THE Montgolfier brothers gave a demonstration of their first hot air balloon today in France, in 1783, and onlookers watched in amazement.
It is said that a friend asked him if he had made his peace with God, and he replied: "We've never quarrelled." | 1783: Man's first free-flight was made by Jean de Rozier and the Marquis d'Arlandes in the Montgolfier brothers' hot air balloon.
It is said that a friend asked him if he had made his peace with God, and he replied: "We've never quarrelled." 1783: Man's first free-flight was made by Jean de Rozier and the Marquis d'Arlandes in the Montgolfier brothers' hot air balloon.
The French brothers Joseph-Michel and Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier developed a hot air balloon in France, and demonstrated it publicly on September 19, 1783, making an unmanned flight lasting 10 minutes.
Sky Chasers is a fictionalised account of events surrounding the Montgolfier's hot air balloon flights during the 18th century.
1783 - Joseph and Jacques Montgolfier make first public balloon flight
"It all starts with premium leather," said Nike football designer Vianney de Montgolfier. "But with Tiempo Legend 7, we've integrated Nike Flyknit for a more dynamic fit and improved lockdown."
CREW: P Clitheroe (8)--Skipper, N Scott Perry (7)--Navigator, M Green (37), A Brown (29), A Cribb (9), C Evans (4), D Keddie (4), J Dock (14), M Craig (3), M de Montgolfier (3), T Brewer (3), R Cox
In 1783, the Montgolfier brothers first publicly demonstrated their hot-air balloon, which did not carry any passengers, over Annonay, France.
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).
On June 4, 1783, in an unrelated event in Paris, the Montgolfier brothers, Joseph and Jacques, sent up the world's first hot air balloon.