Who Invented The Hot Air Balloon?

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The hot-air balloon was invented by Joseph-Michel Montgolfier (1740–1810) and his brother Jacques-Étienne Montgolfier (1745–1799), who were French paper makers. They launched their balloon on June 5, 1783, in Annonay, France. Their invention, which was filled with heated air, ascended for about ten minutes. Three months later they sent a duck, a sheep, and a rooster up in a balloon. The success of this flight prompted them to attempt a human launching. In October 1783, the French scientist Jean-Francois Pilatre de Rozier (1756–1785) became the first person to make a balloon ascent, though it was tied down for safety. The next month he was one of two men to make the first free flight in a hot-air balloon, ascending to a height of about 300 feet (984 meters) over Paris, France, on November 21, 1783, for twenty-five minutes.
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The hot air balloon, the first flying machine to successfully carry a human being, was invented in 1783 by two brothers, Joseph and Etienne de Montgolfier. After an initial 'test-run' in June 1783, with no passengers aboard, the two French brothers placed a rooster, a duck and a sheep aboard their invention on September 19th, 1783. As King Loius XVI watched from in front of his palace, the balloon rose and traveled three kilometers in eight minutes. The flight was successful and the animals were not harmed. On November 21st, 1783 the very first flight was made with Jean Pilatre de Rozier and Francois Laurent, the marquis of Arlandes, aboard the hot air balloon, making them the first humans to fly. The very early hot air balloons were made from simple cloth bags with a fire, burning from beneath, on a grill. These hot air balloons often caught alight and were destroyed. Since those early times, the hot air balloon has much improved, thankfully, and many balloon enthusiasts enjoy balloon festivals around the world.
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It was invented in 1783 by two brothers, Joseph and Etienne de Montgolfier
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It should be the Joseph and Etienne de Montgolfier, the two French brothers.
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The hot air balloon was invented by the Montgolfier brothers in 1783.

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