Definition of Blanchard, Jean-Pierre in English:

Blanchard, Jean-Pierre

proper noun

  • (1753–1809), French balloonist; full name Jean-Pierre François Blanchard. Together with an American, John Jeffries(1744–1819), he made the first air crossing of the English Channel, in a balloon, on January 7, 1785.

Pronunciation:

Blanchard, Jean-Pierre

/ˈblanCHərd//bläNˈSHär/