Raymonde de Laroche

1882 - 1919

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Raymonde de Laroche (22 August 1882 – 18 July 1919) was a French pilot, thought to be the first woman to pilot a plane. She became the world's first licensed female pilot on 8 March 1910. She received the 36th aeroplane pilot's licence issued by the Aeroclub de France, the world's first organization to issue pilot licences. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Raymonde de Laroche has received more than 132,449 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Raymonde de Laroche is the 1,019th most popular religious figure (up from 1,209th in 2019), the 1,689th most popular biography from France (up from 2,123rd in 2019) and the 81st most popular French Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Raymonde de Laroche ranks 1,019 out of 2,272Before her are John of Matha, Ippolito de' Medici, Eduardo Martínez Somalo, Hyacinth of Poland, Impenitent thief, and Pavle, Serbian Patriarch. After her are Mariano Rampolla, Yves Congar, Paul of the Cross, Clement Mary Hofbauer, Louis of Toulouse, and Henry.

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Among people born in 1882, Raymonde de Laroche ranks 74Before her are Dušan Simović, Leo Perutz, Husband E. Kimmel, Korney Chukovsky, Natalia Sedova, and Germaine Dulac. After her are Leopold Stokowski, Princess Louise of Orléans, John Barrymore, Princess Alexandra of Hanover, Lucien Petit-Breton, and Yoshijirō Umezu. Among people deceased in 1919, Raymonde de Laroche ranks 46Before her are Sophia Tolstaya, Franz Mehring, Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich of Russia, Vasily Chapayev, Hermann Weingärtner, and Mikhail Tsvet. After her are Endre Ady, Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia, Peter Altenberg, Feng Guozhang, Maria Theresa of Austria-Este, and Henry J. Heinz.

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Among people born in France, Raymonde de Laroche ranks 1,689 out of 5,234Before her are Pierre-Paul Prud'hon (1758), Tony Garnier (1869), Dominique Venner (1935), Joseph Joubert (1754), Germaine Dulac (1882), and Jules Chéret (1836). After her are Jean-Baptiste Charles Bouvet de Lozier (1705), Charles II, Duke of Bourbon (1434), Charles Adolphe Wurtz (1817), René Char (1907), Yves Congar (1904), and Claude Françoise de Lorraine (1612).


Among religious figures born in France, Raymonde de Laroche ranks 81Before her are Peter Faber (1506), Valentin Haüy (1745), Jacques Paul Migne (1800), Maurice de Sully (1110), Marcabru (1200), and John of Matha (1150). After her are Yves Congar (1904), Louis of Toulouse (1274), Henri de Lubac (1896), Vincent of Lérins (400), Jean-Marie Lustiger (1926), and Caesarius of Arles (470).