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Blondin

Charles, real name Jean-François Gravelet. 1824--97, French acrobat and tightrope walker; best known for walking a tightrope across Niagara Falls (1859)
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The famous Blondin was going to perform on a tightrope in another part of the garden.
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He went on to become a French daredevil who, also known as Charles Blondin, called himself The Great Blondin.
1859: The great tightrope walker Blondin crossed Niagara Falls from the US to Canada in just eight minutes.
1897: French tightrope-walker Charles Blondin died, aged 75.
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