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Charles Lindbergh

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Birthday
4, 1902
Birthplace
Detroit, MI
Death Date
Aug 26, 1974 (72)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
4, 1902
Birthplace
Detroit, MI
Death Date
Aug 26, 1974 (72)

About

Famous aviator and inventor who made the first solo airplane flight across the Atlantic in 1927. The historic flight began in Long Island and ended in Paris.

Before Fame

He graduated from Cass Technical High School in 1918.

Trivia

He received the Medal of Honor, America's highest military accolade, for his flight across the Atlantic Ocean.

Family Life

He had six children with his wife, Anne Morrow Lindbergh. His son was kidnapped and murdered in what was considered the crime of the century.

Associated With

He was TIME magazine's first Person of the Year. Mahatma Gandhi earned the same honor three years later.