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Montgolfier
Montgolfier Mont`gol"fier, n. A balloon which ascends by the buoyancy of air heated by a fire; a fire balloon; -- so called from two brothers, Stephen and Joseph Montgolfier, of France, who first constructed and sent up a fire balloon.

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- Joseph-Michel Montgolfier (26 August 1740 – 26 June 1810) and Jacques-Étienne Montgolfier (6 January 1745 – 2 August 1799) were paper manufacturers from...
- on November 21, 1783, in Paris, France, in a balloon created by the Montgolfier brothers. The first hot-air balloon flown in the Americas was launched...
- Montgolfier is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Albéric de Montgolfier (born 1964), member of the Senate of France Éric de Montgolfier...
- The Montgolfier Brothers is a British indie pop-dream pop duo which features gnac's Mark Tranmer and Lovewood drummer Roger Quigley. The group, which...
- Éric de Montgolfier (born 11 August 1946) is a French attorney and state prosecutor (procureur de la République). When head prosecutor in Valenciennes...
- Ghislain de Montgolfier (born 1943) is a French winemaker, and the former head of the Bollinger Champagne house, and the sixth generation to run the family...
- made the first manned free balloon flight on 21 November 1783, in a Montgolfier balloon. He later died when his balloon crashed near Wimereux in the...
- Paul-Joseph de Montgolfier (28 April 1913 – 8 November 1942) was a French fight pilot, flying Curtiss 75 Hawks with the GC II/5 fighter group when World...
- Montgolfier Glacier (64°47′S 62°15′W / 64.783°S 62.250°W / -64.783; -62.250Coordinates: 64°47′S 62°15′W / 64.783°S 62.250°W / -64.783; -62.250)...
- manufacturer of fine art paper and related products. The story goes that Jean Montgolfier was taken prisoner by the Turks during the Crusades and was compelled...
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