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Pierre-Georges LATECOERE

French Pierre-Georges LATECOERE

French pioneer of aeronautics

Source :  CEGAMA

Born: on August 25, 1883 in Bagnères-de-Bigorre, France
Died: on August 10, 1943 in Paris, France


Born in Bagnères-de-Bigorre, he studied in the École Centrale Paris and, during the First World War, started a business in aeronautics. He directed plants that made planes and opened the first airlines that operated from France to Africa and South America.

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