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Alberto Santos-Dumont


Who is Alberto Santos-Dumont?

Alberto Santos-Dumont was a Brazilian aviation pioneer. The heir of a wealthy family of coffee producers, Santos Dumont dedicated himself to aeronautical study and experimentation in Paris, France, where he spent most of his adult life.

  • also known as 亞伯托·桑托斯·杜蒙; Сантос-Дюмон, Альберто
  • born on (142 years ago) in Santos Dumont
  • nationality: Brazil
  • education: Colégio Culto à Ciência
  • profession: Pilot, inventor
  • died on (83 years ago) in Guarujá of suicide
  • written work: "My air-ships"

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Google previewAn Encyclopedia of the History of Technology (2002)

by Ian McNeil

In France, the Brazilian amateur enthusiast Alberto Santos-Dumont fitted a 1.5kW ( 2hp) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Military Technology and Innovation (2004)

by Stephen Bull

ilian-born inventor Alberto Santos-Dumont built and ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Fashion History (2010)

by Valerie Cumming, C. W. Cunnington, P. E. Cunnington

for the Brazilian aviation pioneer Alberto Santos-Dumont in 1904 and went on sale to the public in 1911. Wrist watches were also made for women and gradually superseded ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History (2003)

by Joel Mokyr

Indeed, the leader in powered ballooning at the end of the nineteenth century was the picaresque Brazilian Alberto Santos-Dumont, who used a small engine to power a semirigid balloon on spectacular laps around the Eiffel Tower.

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Alberto Santos-Dumont

pictionid58810624 - catalogvanity fair cartoon- men of the day no. 829 by French Georges Hum cartoon of Alberto Santos-Dumont commemorating his airship flights over paris and vicinity title- the deutsch prize date november 14 1901 bio of santos-dumont on back and descriptive plaque on front - titlearray - filename201723001cropped.tif---Image from the SDASM Curatorial Collection.Note: This material may be protected by Copyright Law (Title 17 U.S.C.)--Repository: San Diego Air and Space Museum

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