Bessie Coleman
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Bessie Coleman

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Birthday
26, 1892
Birthplace
Atlanta, GA
Death Date
Apr 30, 1926 (34)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
26, 1892
Birthplace
Atlanta, GA
Death Date
Apr 30, 1926 (34)

About

First African-American female pilot and first African-American recipient of an international pilot's license.

Before Fame

She attended Langston University.

Trivia

She received her pilot's license from the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale in France.

Family Life

She grew up with twelve siblings.

Associated With

She was inspired by fellow female aviator Amelia Earhart.