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  1. Alberto Santos-Dumont ( Palmira, 20 July 1873 — Guarujá, 23 July 1932) was a Brazilian aeronaut, sportsman, inventor, [1] [2] and one of the few people to have contributed significantly to the early development of both lighter-than-air and heavier-than-air aircraft.

  2. Jul 19, 2022 · alberto santos-dumont, (born july 20, 1873, cabangu, near palmyra [now santos-dumont], minas gerais, braz.—died july 23, 1932, guarujá, são paulo), brazilian aviation pioneer who captured the imagination of europe and the united states with his airship flights and made the first significant flight of a powered airplane in europe with his no. 14- …

  3. May 29, 2018 · Alberto Santos-Dumont (1873-1932) was a Brazilian inventor of dirigibles and airplanes. He was the first man to successfully combine the internal combustion engine with ballooning, and Europeans long believed him to be also the first to fly a heavier-than-air motorized plane.

  4. Dec 28, 2021 · Brazilian-born, French-educated Alberto Santos-Dumont achieved the first officially observed powered European flight on October 23, 1906, in France. By flying nearly 200 feet in the “14-bis,” he won the Deutsch-Archdeacon Prize of 3,000 francs for surpassing 25 meters (about 80 feet).

  5. Alberto Santos-Dumont Lived 1873 – 1932. One of the most prominent names when it comes to aviation, Alberto Santos-Dumont was a well-known Brazilian aviator. He captured the attention of Americans and Europeans with his airship flights. Dumont was the first to achieve flight of a powered airplane with his 14-bis biplane in Europe. Early Life

  6. Alberto Santos-Dumont was a Brazilian aviator who is best known for flying the first controlled flying machine. Alberto was born on a farm in a Brazilian town called Palmira on July 20, 1873. He was the sixth child in a family of eight children, born to a wealthy family who owned a coffee plantation in Sao Paulo.

  7. Oct 18, 2020 · Alberto Santos-Dumont is regarded as a national hero in Brazil thanks to his pioneering works in early aviation. Born on July 20, 1873, in the Brazilian town of Palmira in Southeastern Brazil, Alberto Santos-Dumont had the fortune of being born into a family of wealthy coffee plantation owners. His father's use of newly invented labor-saving ...

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