Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier

Joseph-Michel Montgolfier (26 August 1740 – 26 June 1810) and Jacques-Étienne Montgolfier (6 January 1745 – 2 August 1799) were paper manufacturers from Annonay, in Ardèche, France best known as inventors of the Montgolfière-style hot air balloon, globe aérostatique. They launched the first piloted ascent, carrying Étienne. Joseph Michel also invented the self-acting hydraulic ram (1796), Jacques Étienne founded the first paper-making vocational school and the brothers invented a process to manufacture transparent paper.

More info at: Montgolfier brothers – Wikipedia

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      Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier
      Inventor of the Montgolfière-style hot air balloon
      6 January 1745
      Annonay, Ardèche, France
      2 August 1799
      Serrières, France

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