Category:Louis Blériot

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English: Louis Blériot (1872–1936) was a French inventor and engineer. In 1909 he achieved the first flight over a large body of water in a heavier-than-air craft when he crossed the English Channel, and received 1000 pounds for doing so. Blériot was a pioneer of the sport of air racing.
Français : Louis Blériot (1872-1936) était un inventeur et un ingénieur français. Le 23 juillet 1909, il réussit le premier vol au dessus d'une vaste étendue d'eau avec un engin plus lourd que l'air en traversant la Manche. Il reçut un prix de 1000 £ pour cet exploit. C'est un pionnier des courses aéronautiques.
Magyar: Louis Blériot (Cambrai, 1872. július 1. – Párizs, 1936. augusztus 2.) francia mérnök, konstruktőr, pilóta, a repülés egyik úttörője.


Louis Blériot 
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French aviator, inventor and engineer
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Date of birth1 July 1872
Cambrai
Date of death1 August 1936 / 2 August 1936
Paris
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Occupation
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  • Commander of the Legion of Honour (25 July 1829)
  • Officer of the Legion of Honour (1 February 1922)
  • Knight of the Legion of Honour (21 July 1909)
  • Officer of the Order of the Crown of Italy (1910)
  • Commander of the Order of the Crown of Romania (1910)
  • Officer of the Order of Academic Palms
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