Henri Giffard

Henri Giffard bio

Birth Name: Henri Giffard

Occupation: Engineer

Place Of Birth: France

Date Of Birth: February 8, 1825

Date Of Death: April 14, 1882

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: French

Henri Giffard was born on the 8th of February, 1825. He was best known for being a Engineer. French engineer who pioneered research into flight on lighter-than-air balloons. He invented the steam injector and the powered airship in 1852.

Henri Giffard was born in France. He made his fortune with the invention of the steam injector, that prevented steam engine boilers from running out of water. He applied the principles of steam power to build the first controllable passenger-carrying aircraft.

Henri Giffard was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Henri Giffard was born in 1820s.

Henri Giffard is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Henri Giffard’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Henri Giffard’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Henri Giffard was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Henri Giffard
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Henri Giffard was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Henri Giffard was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Henri Giffard had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Henri Giffard’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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