Francois Coli

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Birthday
5, 1881
Birthplace
France
Death Date
May 8, 1927 (45)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
5, 1881
Birthplace
France
Death Date
May 8, 1927 (45)

About

Pioneering aviator who attempted to cross the Atlantic Ocean but disappeared en route from Paris to New York.

Before Fame

He served in the French Navy; however, following several injuries, he was transferred to the air service.

Trivia

His disappearance during his trans-Atlantic flight grew into a monumental mystery.

Family Life

He grew up as the son of a sailor.

Associated With

Charles Lindbergh successfully flew the same transatlantic path that Coli attempted.