Gaston Tissandier, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Gaston Tissandier

French chemist, meteorologist, aviator and editor

Date of Birth: 21-Nov-1843

Place of Birth: Paris, ÃŽle-de-France, France

Date of Death: 30-Aug-1899

Profession: writer, engineer, physicist, chemist, balloonist, meteorologist, aerospace engineer

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Gaston Tissandier

  • Gaston Tissandier (November 21, 1843 – August 30, 1899) was a French chemist, meteorologist, aviator and editor.
  • Adventurer could be added to the list of his titles, as he managed to escape besieged Paris by balloon in September 1870.
  • He founded and edited the scientific magazine La Nature and wrote several books. His brother was illustrator Albert Tissandier.
  • His son Paul became a well known aviator in his own right.

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