Gabriel Voisin

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Birthday
5, 1880
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Dec 25, 1973 (93)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
5, 1880
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Dec 25, 1973 (93)

About

Aviation pioneer who was a major aircraft producer during World War I and created Europe's first manned, engine-powered, heavier-than-air aircraft.

Before Fame

He began to design and produce luxury automobiles after World War I.

Trivia

His aircraft was first flown by Henry Farman on January 13, 1908.

Family Life

His grandfather would take him on nature trips. He had a daughter, Janine, with his wife Adrienne-Lola Bernet.

Associated With

He was an aviation pioneer like Howard Hughes.