Definition of Blanchard, Jean-Pierre in English:

Blanchard, Jean-Pierre

proper noun

  • (1753–1809), French balloonist; full name Jean-Pierre François Blanchard. He made the first crossing of the English Channel by air, flying by balloon, on 7 January 1785.

Pronunciation

Blanchard, Jean-Pierre

/ˈblãʃɑː//blɑ̃ʃaʀ/