Category:Francisque Arban

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Francisque Arban 
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French balloonist
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Date of birth1815
Date of death1849
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English: Francisque Arban (French, 1815-1849), aeronaute, crossed the Maritime Alps solo in a gas balloon from Marseille, France by the Monte Viso (altitude 4600 m) to Turin, Italy (2 september 1849, first manned crossing of the Alps). A month later he attempted a balloon flight from Spain to Algeria, ascended from Barcelona, Spain, and disappeared over the Mediterranean Sea.
Italiano: Francisque Arban (Francese, 1815-1849).