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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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DAREDEVIL: Charles Blondin arrives in England with one of his tightropes
ANDY MURRAY once again damaged our nervous systems but here's one to fuse the old brain box: what did he and Charles Blondin have in common yesterday?
JUNE 30, 1859: Charles Blondin crosses Niagara Falls on a tightrope.
Niagara Falls was crossed by a tightrope walker, Charles Blondin.
The Blondin Restaurant takes its name from The Blondin, an aerial ropeway named after 19th century tightrope walker Charles Blondin that was developed to transport slate in open quarries in North Wales, including Penrhyn.
He went on to become a French daredevil who, also known as Charles Blondin, called himself The Great Blondin.
What did Charles Blondin walk across on a tightrope in 1859?
BORN ON THIS DAY 1824: Charles Blondin (deceased), French high-wire artist.
What daredevil feat did acrobat Charles Blondin first achieve on June 30 1859?
But there are all sorts of interesting graves and people, like in Canada when I found Charles Blondin, who went over Niagara Falls.