Helene Dutrieu

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Birthday
10, 1877
Birthplace
Belgium
Death Date
Jun 26, 1961 (83)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
10, 1877
Birthplace
Belgium
Death Date
Jun 26, 1961 (83)

About

Popular female pilot who set numerous altitude and distance records in Europe.

Before Fame

She was a professional track cyclist in her youth, and she set a women's world record for distance cycled in one hour.

Trivia

She was the first licensed female pilot in Belgium.

Family Life

Her father was a Belgian Army officer.

Associated With

She and Amelia Earhart both rose to fame as female aviators.