Flameng, Léon

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Name
Flameng, Léon Gender: M
Marie Léon Flameng
born on 30 April 1877 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )
Place Paris Arrondissement 3, France, 48n5150, 2e2142
Timezone LMT m2e2142 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 09°51' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 09°42 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 15°20'



Léon Flameng (at Athens 1896 Summer Olympics)

Biography

French cyclist and a World War I pilot. He competed at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens, winning three medals including one gold in the 100 km event.

He joined the French Air Force in 1914 as an observer, before becoming a military pilot in 1916. On 12 January 1917, while trialing a new Sopwith biplane near Ève, Oise, there was a technical incident forcing the plane to crash to the ground killing Flameng. He was 39.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • associate relationship with Masson, Paul (born 11 October 1876). Notes: French Olympic team competitors, 1896

Events

  • Work : Prize 8 April 1896 (Olympic Gold medal, 100 km, Athens)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Health : Violent trauma 21 June 1916 (Hit in the head with a bullet)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Death by Accident 12 January 1917 (Plane crash, age 39)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield, copy on file (no. 1029).

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Accidental (Plane crash)
  • Vocation : Military : Combat (Aerial)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service
  • Vocation : Sports : Race Bikes
  • Vocation : Travel : Pilot/ military (WWI)
  • Notable : Awards : Olympics (Gold medal, 100 km cycling)