Jacques-etienne Montgolfier

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Birthday
6, 1745
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Aug 2, 1799 (54)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
6, 1745
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Aug 2, 1799 (54)

About

Co-inventor of the hot air balloon alongside his brother Joseph-Michel.

Before Fame

It was around 1777 that first plans to invent the balloon came to fruition.

Trivia

He and his brother first introduced the balloon by public demonstration in June of 1783.

Family Life

He was one of 16 total children born to Pierre Montgolfier and Anne Duret.

Associated With

He worked alongside his brother Joseph-Michel Montgolfier to invent the Montgolfier hot air balloon.

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