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Marie Marvingt
Birth: Feb. 20, 1875
Death: Dec. 14, 1963
Nancy
Departement de Meurthe-et-Moselle
Lorraine, France

French athlete, mountaineer, and aviator. She won numerous prizes for her sporting achievements and was the first woman to climb many of the peaks in the French and Swiss Alps. She was a record-breaking balloonist, a pioneering aviator and during World War I became the first woman to fly combat missions as a bomber pilot. She was also a qualified surgical nurse, was the first trained and certified Flight Nurse in the world, and worked for the establishment of air ambulance services throughout the world. (bio courtesy of: Wikipedia) 
 
Note: Marie actually died at Laxou but this place wasn't listed.
 
Burial:
Cimetière de Préville
Nancy
Departement de Meurthe-et-Moselle
Lorraine, France
 
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Originally Created by: Rik Van Beveren
Record added: Nov 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44263640
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