Jean Mermoz

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Birthday
9, 1901
Birthplace
Aubenton, France
Death Date
Dec 7, 1936 (34)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
9, 1901
Birthplace
Aubenton, France
Death Date
Dec 7, 1936 (34)

About

Aviator who built aircraft and established commercial flight routes out of Europe and South America.

Before Fame

He joined the French Air Force just after World War I and was an outstanding military pilot.

Trivia

His flights into uncharted territory influenced the development of aviation in Argentina, Brazil, and his native France. Sadly, he disappeared over the ocean during a 1936 flight.

Family Life

He grew up in the northern French region of Aisne.

Associated With

He and Italo Balbo both rose to fame as a result of their superb piloting skills.